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An Egyptian Steatite Scarab, Third Intermediate period, Dynasty XXII, reign of Shoshenq I, 945-924BC. ---- Sheshonq I was the first ruler of the 22nd Dynasty. He belonged to a family of Libyan chiefs that had been living in Egypt for generations and his reign ushered in the Libyan dynasties of the Third Intermediate Period. He is best known as the Pharaoh "Shishak" of the Old Testament who invaded the newly divided kingdoms of Israel and Judah (1 Kings 14:25; and 2 Chronicles 12:1-12).

Egyptian Steatite Scarab - Third Intermediate Period - Dynasty XXII - Reign Of Shoshenq I, B.

This necklace was originally found on the mummy of Psusennes I. cairo egyptian museum-heavy gold necklace of Psusennes I-JE 85751a_B-CEM-30-08 09 007; gold, lapis lazuli; H. 6.2cm; 21st Dynasty, Third Intermediate Period.

This necklace was originally found on the mummy of Psusennes I. Cairo Egyptian museum-heavy gold necklace of Psusennes gold, lapis lazuli;