Pedubast I in hieroglyphs

The second pharaoh of the Twenty-third Dynasty,

Precedessor
Takelot II

Successor
Iuput I

Reign of Pedubast I
829–804
Dodson830–805

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 Padibastet, 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-C10A-i-mn:n-stp:n
Statue of Hor (Cairo Museum CG 42226, JE 26575)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 192-193, 2: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-H6-i-mn:stp:n
Beckerath, The Nile Level Records at Karnak and their Importance, JARCE 5: 51:24
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 192-193, 2:T2

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Padibastet, mery Amun
pꜢ-di-bꜢstt mri-imn
The gift of Bastet, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:U7-G40:D37-W1
Kruchten, Les annales des pretres de Karnak, plate 1
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 192-193, 2:E1
Birth name variant
Padibastet, mery Amun
pꜢ-di-bꜢstt mri-imn
The gift of Bastet, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:U7-G40:D37-W1-t:t
Kruchten, Les annales des pretres de Karnak, plate 2
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 192-193, 2:E2
Birth name variant
Padibastet, mery Amun
pꜢ-di-bꜢstt mri-imn
The gift of Bastet, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-G40:D37-W1-t:t
Beckerath, The Nile Level Records at Karnak and their Importance, JARCE 5: 52:27
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 192-193, 2:E3
Birth name variant
Padibastet, mery Amun, si Ese
pꜢ-di-bꜢstt mri-imn zꜢ-Ꜣst
The gift of Bastet, beloved of Amun, son of Isis
i-mn:n:U7-H8:st:t-G40:D37-W1
Beckerath, The Nile Level Records at Karnak and their Importance, JARCE 5: 51:24
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 192-193, 2:E4
Birth name variant
Padibastet, mery Amun
pꜢ-di-bꜢstt mri-imn
The gift of Bastet, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-G40-D37:W1
Beckerath, The Nile Level Records at Karnak and their Importance, JARCE 5: 52:26
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 192-193, 2:E5
Birth name variant
Padibastet, mery Amun
pꜢ-di-bꜢstt mri-imn
The gift of Bastet, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-p:D37-W2-t:H8
Beckerath, The Nile Level Records at Karnak and their Importance, JARCE 5: 52:28
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 192-193, 2:E6
Birth name variant
Padibastet, mery Amun
pꜢ-di-bꜢstt mri-imn
The gift of Bastet, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-G40-X8-W2-t:t
Statue of Hor (Cairo Museum CG 42226, JE 26575)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 192-193, 2:E7

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxiii, 1 Πετουβατης Petubates 40 years
Jerome Petubastis 25 years

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 378–380
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 192–193
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 153
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