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Titulary what's this?
Horus Name Aaib
Nebty Name  
Golden Horus Name Setepnetjeru
Praenomen Baenre
Nomen Nefaarud
King Lists  
Alternate Names  
Dates what's this?
Predecessor Amyrtaios
Successor Psammuthis or Akhoris
Associated People
Son Hakoris (possible)
Son Hernebkha
Burial Place
Additions at Buto, Sais, Memphis, and Karnak

Nepherites is best known for allying himself with Sparta against the Persians (who had been driven back in the previous years by Amyrtaois). Notes have been found detailing the offering of tribute to Sparta for their alliance -- 500,000 bushels of corn, and equipment for 100 ships. The offering was lost to Rhodes when the Egyptian fleet passed by to delivery the goods -- the government of Rhodes had sided with the Persians.

Nepherites is known from inscriptions and building efforts at Buto, Sais, Memphis, and at Karnak. His sarcophagus was found in 1869 along with burial goods in Mendes.

When he died (and I can't find any notes as to why or where -- given the upheaval in government in these dynasties, it's entirely possible he was eliminated by rival), the throne was taken by the usurper Psammuthis and possibly another king Hernebkha Muthis. Hernebkha was a son of Nepherites and may have ruled jointly with Psammuthis.



Nepherites I

Nepherites II