Amenirdis II (far right) at Karnak
|Divine Adoratrice of Amun|
|Reign||650–640 BC (25th–26th Dynasty)|
The ancient Nubian princess Amenirdis II, daughter of the Kushite pharaoh Taharqa of the 25th Dynasty, was adopted by Shepenupet II, daughter of Piye, to become Divine Adoratrice of Amun from around 650 BC to 640 BC during the 26th Dynasty. Amenirdis adopted Nitocris, daughter of Psamtik I, to become her successor.
- Robert Steven Bianchi, Daily Life Of The Nubians, Greenwood Press 2004
- Karol Myśliwiec, The Twilight of Ancient Egypt: First Millennium B.C.E., Cornell University Press 2000
- I. E. S. Edwards, John Boardman, John B. Bury, S. A. Cook, The Cambridge Ancient History, Cambridge University Press 1969
- Aidan Dodson, Monarchs of the Nile, American Univ. in Cairo Press 2000
- Dodson, Aidan (2002). "The problem of Amenirdis II and the heirs of the office of God's Wife of Amun during the Twenty-sixth Dynasty". Journal of Egyptian Archaeology. 88: 179–186.
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