Nehesi in hieroglyphs

The sixth pharaoh of the Fourteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Nehesy, Nehsy

Precedessor
Sheshi

Successor
Khakherura

Reign of Nehesi
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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
Aa seh Ra
ꜤꜢ-zḥ-rꜤ
The great one of the shrine of Ra
ra-aA:a-O22
Petrie, Tanis I (1885), pl. 3, No. 20
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 108-109, 2:T

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Nehesi
nḥsi
The Nubian
G21-H-s-y-T14
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Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 108-109, 2:E3
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) VIII:1
Birth name variant
Nehesi
nḥsi
The Nubian
G21-H-s-Z4
Newberry, Scarabs (1908), pl. 23, No. 5
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 108-109, 2:E1

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 54–55
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 108–109
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 75
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 276–278
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