Nebdjefara in hieroglyphs

The twelfth pharaoh of the Fourteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Nebdjefare

Sewadjkara III


Reign of Nebdjefara
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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
Neb djefa Ra*
The possessor of Ra's bounty
Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions , II, 838:11
Turin King List 9.7
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 108-109. 8:T
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) VIII, 7


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  • Baker. D. D., 2008. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I. London: 239
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