Meribra Seth in hieroglyphs

A pharaoh(?) of the Thirteenth Dynasty,

Precedessor
Intef IV

Successor
Sobekhotep III

Reign of Meribra Seth
Ryholt1749

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Mer ib Ra
mr-ib-rꜤ
The one whom the mind of Ra has loved
ra-mr-ib
Cairo Museum lintel JE 44944
Ryholt, The Political Situation in Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period (1997) , 285

Throne + Birth name

Combination of Throne- and Birth-name cartouches
probably only used for a special occasion.

Throne + Birth name
[Mer] ib [Ra] Seth
[mr]-ib-[rꜤ] stḥ
ib-1-G7-C7-G7

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 94–95
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 66–67
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