Neferkahor in hieroglyphs

The eleventh pharaoh of the Eighth Dynasty,

Neferkahor is found on the Abydos king list number 50, while the Turin papyrus has a notation of a lacuna where the name would have been found.

Neferkara Tereru

Neferkara Pepiseneb

Reign of Neferkahor

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
Nefer ka Hor*
The perfect one of the ka of Horus
Abydos Canon no. 50

Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 68-69, 11:T2


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  • Leprohon, R. J., 2013. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary. Atlanta: 46
  • Baker. D. D., 2008. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I. London: 261–262
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