Merikara in hieroglyphs

The second pharaoh of the Tenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Merykare

Precedessor
Nebkaura Khety IV

Successor
Sekhemkara I

Reign of Merikara

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
Mery ka Ra
mri-kꜢ-rꜤ
The beloved one of the ka of Ra
N5:U7-M17-M17-D28
Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology, XIII, 430
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 74-75, f:T1
Throne name variant
Mery ka Ra
mri-kꜢ-rꜤ
The beloved one of the ka of Ra
N5-D28-U6-M17-M17
Griffith, The inscriptions of Siut and Der Rifeh. plate 13
Lepsius, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien, II, 150g
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 74-75, f:T2
Throne name variant
Mery ka Ra
mri-kꜢ-rꜤ
The beloved one of the ka of Ra
N5-U6-D28
Coffin of Teti-sa-Sobek ( Berlin ÄM 7796)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 74-75, f:T3
Throne name variant
Mery ka Ra
mri-kꜢ-rꜤ
The beloved one of the ka of Ra
N5-U7:D21-M17-M17-Z7-A2-D28-Z1
Papyrus Petersburg 1116 A verso
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 74-75, f:T4

Bibliography

  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 219–220
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