Osochor in hieroglyphs

The fifth pharaoh of the Twenty-first Dynasty, a.k.a. Osorkon the Elder

Precedessor
Amenemope

Successor
Siamun

Reign of Osochor
AE Chronology992–987
v. Beckerath985–979
Shaw984–978
Dodson974–968
Redford990–984
Manetho6 years

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 kheper Ra, setep en Ra
ꜤꜢ-ḫpr-rꜤ stp.n-rꜤ
The great one is a manifestation of Ra, chosen by Ra
ra-O29v-xpr-stp&n&ra
Kruchten, Les annales des pretres de Karnak, OLA 32 (1989): pl. 2 (3b)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 180-181, 5:T

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Userken
wsrkn
Osorkon
wA-Aa18-i-r:k:n
Daressy, Inscriptions inédites de la XXIe Dynastie, RecTrav 18 (1896): 51
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 180-181, 5:E

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxi, 5 Oσοχωρ Osochor 6 years
Eusebius xxi, 5 Oσοχωρ Osochor 6 years
Jerome Osochor 6 years

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 399–400
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 180–181
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 140
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