Mentuhotep VI in hieroglyphs

The fourteenth pharaoh of the Sixteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Merankhre

Precedessor
Mentuemsaf

Successor
Senusret IV

Reign of Mentuhotep VI

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

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
Mer ankh Ra
mri-Ꜥnḫ-rꜤ
ra:U7-anx
Statue of Mentuhotep VI (Cairo Museum, CG 42021, JE 37418)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 102-103, d:T

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Mentuhotep
mnṯw-ḥtp
mn:n:T-w-Htp
Statue of Mentuhotep VI (Cairo Museum, CG 42021, JE 37418)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 102-103, d:E

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 247
  • 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
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 232–233
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