Nerikara in hieroglyphs

The third pharaoh of the Thirteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Nerikare

An obscure king that probably reigned for a very short time early in the Thirteenth Dynasty.

Precedessor
Sonbef

Successor
Sekhemkara Amenemhat

Reign of Nerikara
Ryholt1796
Turin King List(lacuna)

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
Neri ka Ra
nri-kꜢ-rꜤ
The feared one is the (very) ka of Ra
ra:n-G14-r:kA
Lepsius, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien, II, 150f
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 106-107, r:T

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 96
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 106–107
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 61
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 278–279
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