Djehuty in hieroglyphs

The second pharaoh of the Sixteenth Dynasty,

Precedessor
Beon

Successor
Sobekhotep VIII

Reign of Djehuty
Ryholt1648–1645
Turin King List3 years

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

The Dual King
The Son of Ra

Horus Ity em nakhtu  The Dual King Sekhem Ra semen tawy  Son of Ra Djehuty

Horus name

Horus name

The oldest form of the name of a pharaoh, a falcon representing Horus is perched on the palace facade.

Horus name
Ity em nakhtu
iṯi-m-nḫtw
The one who has seized through victories
V15-m-A24
von Falck, "Neufunde ergänzen Königsnamen eines Herrschers der 2. Zwischenzeit", Göttinger Miszellen, 87, 15-23
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 4:H

Golden Horus name

Golden Horus name

Horus perched on Gold, which was associated with eternity, but its meaning is disputed.

Golden Horus name
User khau
wsr-ḫꜤw
Strong of appearances
wsr-s-xa:a:Z2
von Falck, "Neufunde ergänzen Königsnamen eines Herrschers der 2. Zwischenzeit", Göttinger Miszellen, 87, 15-23
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 4:G

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
Sekhem Ra semen tawy
sḫm-rꜤ smn-tꜢwi
The powerful one of Ra, who has made the Two Lands firm
ra-sxm-s-mn:n:N17:N17
Petrie, Naqada and Ballas, plate XLIII (4)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 4:T1
Throne name variant
Sekhem Ra semen tawy*
sḫm-rꜤ smn-tꜢwi
The powerful one of Ra, who has made the Two Lands firm
ra-sxm-s-mn:N17:N17
Karnak Canon no. 8

Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 4:T2
Throne name variant
Sekhem Ra [...]
sḫm-rꜤ ...
The powerful one of Ra ...
ra-sxm-1-//
Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions , II, 842:9
Turin King List 11.1
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) XI, 1

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Djehuty
ḏḥwti
G26-t-y
Petrie, Naqada and Ballas, plate XLIII (4)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 4:E

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 85
  • 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): 83
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 90–91
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