Bakenrenef in hieroglyphs

The second pharaoh of the Twenty-fourth Dynasty,

Precedessor
Tafnakht

Successor
Piye

Reign of Bakenrenef
Dodson727–721

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

The Dual King
The Son of Ra

 The Dual King Wah ka Ra  Son of Ra Bak en ren.ef

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
Wah ka Ra
wꜢḥ-kꜢ-rꜤ
The enduring one belonging to the ka of Ra
ra-wAH-kA
Mariette, Le Serapeum de Memphis (1857), pl. 34
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 202-203, 1:T

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Bak en ren.ef
bꜢk-n-rn.f
Servant in his name
G29:k-n:r:n:f
Mariette, Le Serapeum de Memphis (1857), pl. 34
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 202-203, 1:E1
Birth name variant
Bak en ren.ef
bꜢk-n-rn.f
Servant in his name
G29-k:n-r:n:f
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 101
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 202-203, 1:E2

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxiv, 1 Βοχχωρις Boccoris 6 years
Eusebius xxiv, 1 Βόχχωρις Boccoris 44 years
Jerome Bocchoris 44 years

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 410–412
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 202–203
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 159
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