Psusennes II in hieroglyphs

The seventh pharaoh of the Twenty-first Dynasty,

Precedessor
Siamun

Successor
Shoshenq I

Reign of Psusennes II
AE Chronology967–944
v. Beckerath960–946
Shaw959–945
Dodson945–940
Redford965–931
Manetho (Africanus)30 years
Manetho (Eusebius)35 years
Manetho (Jerome)35 years

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

The Dual King
The Son of Ra

 The Dual King Tit kheperu Ra, setep en Ra  Son of Ra Pa seba kha en niut, 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
Tit kheperu Ra, setep en Ra
tit-ḫprw-rꜤ stp.n-rꜤ
The (very) image of the manifestations of Ra, chosen by Ra
ra:D17-xpr-Z3-stp&n&ra
Amélineau, Les nouvelles fouilles d'Abydos, III-1, 146
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 180-181, 7:T1
Throne name variant
Tit kheperu Ra, setep en Ra
tit-ḫprw-rꜤ stp.n-rꜤ
The (very) image of the manifestations of Ra, chosen by Ra
ra:D17-xpr-w:Z2-stp&n&ra
Orientalia 63 (1994): 85
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 180-181, 7:T2

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Pa seba kha en niut, mery Amun
pꜢ-sbꜢ-ḫꜤi-n-nwit mri-imn
The star who has appeared in Niut (Thebes), beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-G40-N14-xa:n:O49
Mariette-Bey, Karnak étude topographique et archéologique, Planches, plate 41
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 180-181, 7:E1
Birth name variant
Hor Pa seba kha en niut
ḥr-pꜢ-sbꜢ-ḫꜤi-n-niwt
The star who has appeared in Niut (Thebes)
G5-G40-N14*xa:n-O49
Petrie, A History of Egypt, III, p. 226, fig. 93
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 180-181, 7:E4
Birth name variant
Hor Pa seba kha en niut, mery Amun
ḥr-pꜢ-sbꜢ-ḫꜤi-n-niwt-mri-imn
Horus, the star who has appeared in Niut (Thebes), beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-G5&p-dwA:t-xa:O49
Lepsius, Auswahl der wichstigen urkunden des aegyptischen..., 15a
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 180-181, 7:E2
Birth name variant
Hor Pa seba kha en niut, mery Amun
ḥr-pꜢ-sbꜢ-ḫꜤi-n-niwt-mri-imn
Horus, the star who has appeared in Niut (Thebes), beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-G5&p-dwA-xa:O49
Orientalia 63 (1994): 85
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 180-181, 7:E3

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxi, 7 Ψουσεννης Psusennes 30 years
Eusebius xxi, 7 Ψουσεννης Psusennes 35 years
Jerome Psusennes 35 years

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 301–302
  • 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): 141
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