|Rule:||19th Dynasty: 1197-1191 BC|
|Predecessor:||Father Seti 2|
|Nomen:||Birth name: Siptah: The son of Ptah|
|Praenomen:||Throne name: Akhenre-Setepenre: Beautiful for Ra, chosen for Ra|
|Reign:||- Siptah was only a child of ten or eleven years when he assumed power
- was under the regency of his step mother Tawosret and Chancellor Bay.
- Tawosret might have actually married her step son Siptah in order to be the Queen regent
- Chancellor Bay (Biblical Joseph) later fell out of favor at Court and was executed in the fifth Year of Siptah's reign, on orders of the Pharaoh himself.
The Tenth Plague of Egypt - Death of Firstborn
|Burial:||- Valley of Kings in KV47
The corridors leading to the burial chamber are 100 meters in length, and decorated with several scenes from the Book of the Dead. However the hall and antechamber are undecorated and roughly painted
The burial chamber has 4 pillars and a pink granite sarcophagus. Otherwise, only fragments of canopic jars and ushabti figures were discovered
He was reburied in Deir el Bahri cache KV35 along with the other pharaohs of his Dynasty
|Successor:||- He died without any male heir, his step mother/wife Tawosret assumed the throne and ruled Egypt as a Queen for another 2 Years.|