Ini II in hieroglyphs

The third pharaoh of the Unplaced kings,

Only controlled Thebes during his reign.

Precedessor
Harsiese A

Successor
Peftjauawybast

Reign of Ini II
Dodson739–734

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

The Dual King
The Son of Ra

Horus Sema tawy  The Dual King Men kheper Ra  Son of Ra za Ra, Iny

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
Sema tawy
zmꜢ-tꜢwi
The one who has united the Two Lands
zmA:N17:N17
The poetic stele, Louvre C 100
Petrie, A history of Egypt, III, 293 (fig. 121)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 196-197, 8:H

Nebty name

Two ladies hieroglyphs

The “Two Ladies”, the goddesses Nekhbet and Wadjet, representing Upper and Lower Egypt respectively.

Nebty name
Mes hemut
ms-ḥmwt
The fashioner of crafts
ms-s-U25
The poetic stele, Louvre C 100
Petrie, A history of Egypt, III, 293 (fig. 121)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 196-197, 8:N

Golden Horus name

Golden Horus name

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

Golden Horus name
Sasha qenu
sꜤšꜢ-ḳnw
The one who has multiplied brave men
z:I1&q-n:nw*w-A12:Z2
The poetic stele, Louvre C 100
Petrie, A history of Egypt, III, 293 (fig. 121)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 196-197, 8:G

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
Men kheper Ra
mn-ḫpr-rꜤ
The established one of the manifestation of Ra
ra:mn-xpr
The poetic stele, Louvre C 100
Petrie, A history of Egypt, III, 293 (fig. 121)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 196-197, 8:T

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
za Ra, Iny
zꜢ-rꜤ iny
Son of Ra, Ini
zA&ra-ini-i-i
Bronze plaque, Duke University, N 2186
Cahiers de recherches de l'Institut de Papyrologie et d'Egyptologie de Lille, 11, 114 (fig. 1)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 196-197, 8:E1
Birth name variant
..y
..y
//-i-i
The poetic stele, Louvre C 100
Petrie, A history of Egypt, III, 293 (fig. 121)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 196-197, 8:E2
Birth name variant
Per aa Iny si Aset, mery Amun
pr-ꜤꜢ iny zꜢ-Ꜣst mri-imn
Pharaoh Ini, son of Isis, beloved of Amun
aA:pr*pr-G7-ini:n-i-i-G7-zA&Z1-G7-st-t:H8-W-mr-i-mn:n-G7-
Hommages à Serge Sauneron, 174-6
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 196-197, 8:E3

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 196–197
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