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, Purdue University scholar Lawrence Mykytiuk lists 50 figures from the Hebrew Bible who have been confirmed archaeologically. (Note: The name of this pharaoh can be spelled Sheshonq or Shoshenq.) Sheshonq is also referred to in a fragment of his victory stele discovered at Megiddo containing his cartouche. As for the time period, disruption of copper production at Khirbet en-Nahas, also in the southern Levant, can be attributed to Sheshonq’s army, as determined by stratigraphy, high-precision radiocarbon dating, and an assemblage of Egyptian amulets dating to Sheshonq’s time. We find out this king’s full name in some contemporaneous inscriptions of Shalmaneser III, king of Assyria (r.