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PSAMTIK III (also spelled PSAMMETICHUS or PSAMMETICUS) was the last Pharaoh
Pharaoh
of the Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt
Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt
from 526 BC to 525 BC. Most of what is known about his reign and life was documented by the Greek historian Herodotus
Herodotus
in the 5th century BC. Herodotus
Herodotus
states that Psamtik had ruled Egypt for only six months before he was confronted by a Persian invasion of his country led by King Cambyses II