Harsiese A in hieroglyphs

The second pharaoh of the Unplaced kings,

Independent king that ruled for several years at Thebes during Takelot I's and Osorkon II's reigns.

Precedessor
Anather

Successor
Ini II

Reign of Harsiese A
880–860
Dodson867–857

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

The Dual King
The Son of Ra

Horus Ka nakht kha em Waset  The Dual King Hedj kheper Ra, setep en Amun  Son of Ra Hor sa Aset mery Amun

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
Ka nakht kha em Waset
kꜢ-nḫt ḫꜤi-m-wꜢst
The strong bull who appeared in Thebes
E2:D40-m&xa-R19
Sarcophagus of Harsiese (Cairo Museum JE 59896)
Legrain, Note sur deux monuments provenant de Kouft, ASAE 6 (1905): 123
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 196-197, b:H

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
Hedj kheper Ra, setep en Amun
ḥḏ-ḫpr-rꜤ stp.n-imn
The radiant one is a manifestation of Ra, chosen by Amun
ra-S1-xpr-i-mn:n-stp:n
Sarcophagus of Harsiese (Cairo Museum JE 59896)
Legrain, Note sur deux monuments provenant de Kouft, ASAE 6 (1905): 123
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 196-197, b:T
Throne name variant
Hedj kheper Ra, setep en Ra
ḥḏ-ḫpr-rꜤ stp.n rꜤ
The radiant one is a manifestation of Ra, chosen by Ra
ra-HDt-xpr-stp&n&ra
Block statue (Cairo Museum CG 42254, JE 37374)
Jansen-Winkeln, Historische Probleme Der 3. Zwischenzeit, JEA 81 (1995): 134 H

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Hor sa Aset mery Amun
ḥr-zꜢ-Ꜣst mri-imn
Horus (is) the son of Isis, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-G5&H8-st-t:H8
Sarcophagus of Harsiese (Cairo Museum JE 59896)
Legrain, Note sur deux monuments provenant de Kouft, ASAE 6 (1905): 123
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 196-197, b:E1
Birth name variant
Hor sa Aset mery Amun
ḥr-zꜢ-Ꜣst mri-imn
Horus (is) the son of Isis, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:U7-G5&H8-st-t:H8
Stela (Cairo Museum CG 42208)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 196-197, b:E2
Birth name variant
Hor sa Aset
ḥr-zꜢ-Ꜣst
Horus (is) the son of Isis
G5-H8:1-st-t:t
Legrain, Note sur deux monuments provenant de Kouft, ASAE 6 (1905): 126
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 196-197, b:E3

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 348–350
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 196–197
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 152
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