Mentuemsaf in hieroglyphs

The thirteenth pharaoh of the Sixteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Djedankhre

Precedessor
Dedumose II

Successor
Mentuhotep VI

Reign of Mentuemsaf

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

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
Djed ankh Ra
ḏd-Ꜥnḫ-rꜤ
The firm one belonging to the life of Ra
ra-Dd-anx
Daressy, Notes et remarques, RecTrav 20 (1898): 72
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 102-103, b:T1
Throne name variant
Djed ankh Ra
ḏd-Ꜥnḫ-rꜤ
The firm one belonging to the life of Ra
ra-Dd-Dd-anx
Newberry, Scarabs, plate X (25-26)
Petrie, Scarabs and Cylinders with Names, plate XI 11 E, (UC11225)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 102-103, b:T2

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Montu em saf
mnṯw-m-sꜢ.f
Montu is his protection
mn:n:T-w-m-V16:f
Daressy, Notes et remarques, RecTrav 20 (1898): 72
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 102-103, b:E

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 53
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 102–103
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 86
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