|Sesonkhosis, Sesonkhis (Σέσωγχις)|
|Reign||943–922 BC(22nd Dynasty)|
|Consort||Patareshnes, Karomama A|
|Children||Osorkon I, Iuput A, Nimlot B|
Hedjkheperre Setepenre Shoshenq I (Egyptian ššnq, Tamazight : ⵛⵉⵛⵓⵏⵇ cicunq), (reigned c. 943–922 BC)—also known as Sheshonk or Sheshonq I (for discussion of the spelling, see Shoshenq)—was a pharaoh of ancient Egypt and the founder of the Twenty-second Dynasty of Egypt. Of Meshwesh ancestry, Shoshenq I was the son of Nimlot A, Great Chief of the Ma, and his wife Tentshepeh A, a daughter of a Great Chief of the Ma herself. He is presumed to be the Shishak mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, and his exploits are carved on the Bubastite Portal at Karnak.