Artaxerxes III in hieroglyphs

The first pharaoh of the Thirty-first Dynasty, a.k.a. Ochos, Ochus

Artaxerxes III is not attested in hieroglyphic inscriptions, but his name is present in demotic, in the Demotic Chronicle papyrus, and on coins.

Precedessor
Nectanebo II

Successor
Arses

Reign of Artaxerxes III
AE Chronology343–338
v. Beckerath342–337
Shaw343–338
Dodson342–338
Redford343–338
Manetho2 years

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxxi, 1 Ωχος Ochus 2 years
Eusebius xxxi, 1 Ωχος Ochus 2 years

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 231
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 173
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