Bebiankh in hieroglyphs

The ninth pharaoh of the Sixteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Sewoserenre, Seuserenre

Bebiankh's throne name is found on the Karnak king list number 27, as well as on the Turin Canon 11.8, where he is noted for a reign of 12 years. His throne and birth names are present on a fragmented stela found at Gebel Zeit near the Red Sea.

Precedessor
Semenenra

Successor
Sekhemra Shedwaset

Reign of Bebiankh
Ryholt1600–1588
Turin King List12 years

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne names

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
Se user en Ra
swsr.n-rꜤ
The one whom Ra has made strong
ra:z-wsr-s-n
Castel, Dépôt de stèles dans le sanctuaire du Nouvel Empire au Gebel Zeit, BIFAO 85, 291–2, pl. 64
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 9:T1
Throne name variant
Se user en Ra*
swsr.n-rꜤ
The one whom Ra has made strong
ra-wsr-s-n
Karnak Canon no. 27

Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 9:T3
Throne name variant
Se user en Ra*
swsr.n-rꜤ
The one whom Ra has made strong
ra-s-wsr-s-r:a-Y1:Z2
Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions , II, 842:16
Turin King List 11.8
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 9:T2
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) XI:8

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Bebi ankh
bbi-Ꜥnḫ
Bebi is alive
b-b-i-anx
Bronze dagger (British Museum EA66062)
Castel, Dépôt de stèles dans le sanctuaire du Nouvel Empire au Gebel Zeit, BIFAO 85, 291–2, pl. 64
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 9:E1

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 126–127
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 85
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 69–70
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