Besides a number whose names have been discovered in cartouches at Jebel Barkal, the following, of whom all but the third have left important steles, can be roughly dated: Tandamane, son of Tirhaka (667-650), Asperta (630-600), Pankharer (600-560), Harsiotf (560-525), Nastasen (525-500).
The late origin of these representations was established by the detection upon them of the cartouches of Tiberius and Nero.
The coarse cutting of his cartouches contrasts with the splendid finish of the Middle Kingdom work which they disfigure.
The Egyptian equivalents of six characters have been made out by the aid of bilingual cartouches.
On the finished columns raised panels depict Ay and his wife adoring cartouches.