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Piy (Piankhy)

  1. Julie Renee Anderson

Published Online: 26 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah15329

The Encyclopedia of Ancient History

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Anderson, J. R. 2012. Piy (Piankhy). The Encyclopedia of Ancient History. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2012


During the mid-eighth century bce, the Kushite king Piy (747–716 bce) invaded Egypt, creating the basis for the 25th Dynasty (747–656).


  • ancient Near East history;
  • archaeology;
  • Egyptian history