Pami in hieroglyphs

The ninth pharaoh of the Twenty-second Dynasty,

Precedessor
Shoshenq IV

Successor
Shoshenq V

Reign of Pami
785–778
Dodson786–780

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

The Dual King
The Son of Ra

 The Dual King User maat Ra, setep en Amun  Son of Ra Pami mery Amun

Throne names

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
User maat Ra, setep en Amun
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-imn
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra, chosen by Amun
ra-wsr-Sw-mn:stp:n
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 22
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 190-191, 8:T1
Throne name variant
User maat Ra, setep en Amun
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-imn
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra, chosen by Amun
ra-wsr-C10A-mn:stp:n
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 23
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 190-191, 8:T2
Throne name variant
User maat Ra, setep en Amun
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-imn
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra, chosen by Amun
ra-wsr-Sw-stp:n-i-mn:n
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 24
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 190-191, 8:T3
Throne name variant
User maat Ra, setep en Ra
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-rꜤ
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra, chosen by Ra
ra-wsr-Sw-stp&n&ra
Revue d’Égyptologie 39, 160, pl. 2
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 190-191, 8:T4

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Pami mery Amun
pꜢ-mi mri-imn
Pami, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-G40-mi-i-i
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 24
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 190-191, 8:E1
Birth name variant
Pami mery Amun
pꜢ-mi mri-imn
Pami, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-G40:t-mi
Revue d’Égyptologie 39, 160, pl. 2
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 190-191, 8:E2
Birth name variant
Pami
pꜢ-mi
The tomcat
G40-mi-i-i
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 26
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 190-191, 8:E3
Birth name variant
Pami
pꜢ-mi
The tomcat
p-mi-i-i
Montet, Le Lac Sacré de Tanis (1966), pls. 5-6
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 190-191, 8:E4

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 370–373
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 190–191
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 151
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