Nikara in hieroglyphs

The ninth pharaoh of the Eighth Dynasty, a.k.a. Nikare

Nikara is found on the Abydos king list number 48, while the Turin papyrus has a notation of a lacuna where the name would have been found.

Precedessor
Neferkamin I

Successor
Neferkara Tereru

Reign of Nikara

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
Ni ka Ra*
ni-kꜢ-rꜤ
Who belongs to the Ka of Ra
ra:n-kA
Abydos Canon no. 48

Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 66-67, 9:T

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 17 (1907): 187
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 66–67
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 46
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 280–281
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