Dedumose II in hieroglyphs

The twelfth pharaoh of the Sixteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Djedneferre

Precedessor
Dedumose I

Successor
Mentuemsaf

Reign of Dedumose II

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
Djed nefer Ra
ḏd-nfr-rꜤ
The stable one of the perfection of Ra
ra-Dd-nfr
Gebelein stela, (Cairo Museum, CG 20533, JE 29239)
Daressy, Notes et remarques, RecTrav 14 (1893): 26
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 100-101, 37:T2

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Dedumose
ḏd(w)-msi(w)
The one (whose) birth has been granted
D37:D37-w-ms-s
Gebelein stela, (Cairo Museum, CG 20533, JE 29239)
Daressy, Notes et remarques, RecTrav 14 (1893): 26
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 100-101, 37:E2

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 50–51
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 100–101
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 86
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 76–77
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