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Titulary what's this?
Horus Name Kanakht Merymaat Sameryenamen-peremhauf
Nebty Name  
Golden Horus Name  
Praenomen Netjerikheperre-setpenamun "Like a God is the Manifestion of Re, Chosen of Amun"
Nomen Saamun-meryamun "Son of Amun"
Manetho Psinaches, Saites
King Lists  
Alternate Names Saites
Dates what's this?
egyptsite 978-959
piccione 979-960
von beckerath 979/78-960/59
grimal, arnold 978-959
redford 984-965
dodson 968-948
Predecessor Brother Osorkon
Associated People
Father Amenemope
Brother Osorkon
Burial Place
probably Tanis

Siamun's major contribution to Egyptian history is that he is the pharaoh responsible for sealing up the Deir el-Bahari mummy cache.

He may have been either the brother or son of his predecessor, Osorkon.

Unlike many of the pharaohs of the 21st dynasty, Siamun is responsible for quite a lot of building across Egypt. He extended the temple of Amun at Tanis, and erected a temple to Amun in Memphis. He also waged war against Palestine and when he captured the city of Gezer, it was used as a dowry for his daughter when he married her to Solomon to consolidate the relationship between Egypt and Israel.



Psusennes I
Osorkon I
Psusennes II

Dynasty 1

Temple of Amun, Tanis
Temple of Amun, Memphis