Khamudy in hieroglyphs

The fifth pharaoh of the Fifteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Khamudi

Precedessor
Apepi

Successor
Aperanat

Reign of Khamudy
Ryholt1541–1540
Dodson1545–1535

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

The Dual King
The Son of Ra

 The Dual King Hotep ib Ra  Son of Ra Khamudy

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
Hotep ib Ra
ḥtp-ib-rꜤ
The satisfied one of the mind of Ra
ra-Htp:t*p-ib
Seal from Jerico Tomb 30 (Israel Museum 33.1256)
Ryholt, The Political Situation in Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period (1997) , 387

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Khamudy
ḥḳꜢ-ḫꜢswt ḫꜢmwdi
The ruler of foreign lands, Khamudy
HqA-q-N25:t*1-xA-A-m-W-d:y-qmA-A1
Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions , II, 841:14
Turin King List 10.28
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 114-115, 6:E2
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) X, 20

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTranscriptionReign
Africanus xv, 5 Aρχλης Archles 49 years
Eusebius xvii, 4 Aρχλης Archles 30 years
Josephus 81 Aσσις Assis 49 years, 2 months

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 114–115
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 82
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 174–175
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