Mentuhotepi in hieroglyphs

The fifth pharaoh of the Sixteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Sankhenre Mentuhotepi, Mentuhotep VII

Precedessor
Neferhotep III

Successor
Nebirau I

Reign of Mentuhotepi
Ryholt1628–1627
Turin King List1 year

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
Sankh en Ra
sꜤnḫ.n-rꜤ
ra-s-anx-n
Gauthier, Deux sphinx du Moyen Empire originaires d’Edfou, ASAE 31(1931): 2
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 5:T1
Throne name variant
Sankh en Ra
s-Ꜥnḫ-n-rꜤ
ra-s-anx-n
Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions , II, 842:12
Turin King List 11.4
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 5:T2
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) XI:4

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Mentuhotepi
mnṯw-ḥtp-i
mn:n:T-w-i-Htp:p*t
Gauthier, Deux sphinx du Moyen Empire originaires d’Edfou, ASAE 31(1931): 2
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 5:E1
Birth name variant
Mentuhotepi
mnṯw-ḥtp-i
mn:n:T-w-Htp:i
Vernus, La stèle du pharaon Mntw-htpi à Karnak, Revue d'Egyptologie 40 (1989): 147
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 5:E2

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 126–127
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 84
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 233–234
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