Ini I in hieroglyphs

A pharaoh(?) of the Thirteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Merhotepre

Precedessor
Aya

Successor
Sewadjtu

Reign of Ini I
AE Chronology1660–1659
Ryholt1677–1675
Turin King List2y 2m 9d

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

The Dual King
The Son of Ra

 The Dual King Mer hotep Ra  Son of Ra Ini

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
Mer hotep Ra
mr-ḥtp-rꜤ
The one whom the peace of Ra has appreciated
ra-U7:r-Htp:t*p
Turin King List 8.4
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 98-99, 28:T3
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) VII:4
Throne name variant
Mer hotep Ra
mri-ḥtp-rꜤ
The one whom the peace of Ra has appreciated
ra-U7:Htp
Newberry, Scarabs, plate X (21)
Petrie, A history of Egypt from the earliest times to the 16th dynasty, I, 220 (fig. 133)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 98-99, 28a:T

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Ini
in.i
i-A2-n:A2
Newberry, Scarabs, plate X (21)
Petrie, A history of Egypt from the earliest times to the 16th dynasty, I, 220 (fig. 133)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 98-99, 28a:E

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 45–46
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 98–99
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 69
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 137–138
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