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Piye
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Piye

Piye (whose name once was transliterated as Piankhi) (died 716 BC) was a Kushite king who invaded Egypt in 728 BC, conquering Thebes and Memphis, and receiving the submission of the kings of the Nile Delta. He founded the Twenty-fifth dynasty of Egypt.

Preceded by:
Bakenrenef
Pharaoh of Egypt
Twenty-fifth Dynasty
Succeeded by:
Shabaka

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