Aahotepra in hieroglyphs

The fourth pharaoh of the Fourteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Aahotepre

Precedessor
Qareh

Successor
Sheshi

Reign of Aahotepra
Ryholt1760–1745

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name

Prenomen or throne name

Announced at the coronation and always written in a cartouche. The “official” name of the pharaoh. Also known as the Prenomen.

Throne name
Aa hotep Ra
ꜤꜢ-ḥtp-rꜤ
The great one is the (very) peace of Ra
ra:aA-a:Htp
Newberry, Scarabs, pl. 22, No. 2-3
Ryholt, The Political Situation in Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period (1997) , 47, 364-366
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 118-119, p:T

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

Personal name given at birth. Also known as the Nomen .

Birth name
'Aamu
ꜤꜢmw
The Asiatic
aA:a-mw
Newberry, Scarabs, pl. 22, No. 15
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 118-119, j:E1
Birth name variant
Amu
Ꜥmw
The Asiatic
a-mw
Newberry, Scarabs, pl. 22, No. 15
Ryholt, The Political Situation in Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period (1997) , 47, 364-366
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 118-119, j:E2

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 17 (1907): 211
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 118–119
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 75
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 52–53
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