Qakara Ibi in hieroglyphs

The fourteenth pharaoh of the Eighth Dynasty,

Qakara Ibi was buried in a small pyramid at Saqqara which was usurped from a queen of Pepi II. His throne name is present on the Abydos king list, while the Turin Canon hold his birth name, along with a 2 year reign.

Precedessor
Neferkamin Anu

Successor
Neferkaura

Reign of Qakara Ibi
Turin King List2y 1m 1d

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

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
Qa ka Ra
ḳꜢ-kꜢ-rꜤ
The exalted one of the ka of Ra
N5-D115-D28
Jéquier, La pyramide d'Aba, Passim cf. especially 20ff.
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 68-69, 14:T1
Throne name variant
Qa ka Ra*
ḳꜢ-kꜢw-rꜤ
The exalted one of the ka of Ra
N5-A28-D28:Z2
Abydos Canon no. 53

Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 68-69, 14:T2

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Ibi
i-b-i
The kid
M17-D58-M17
Jéquier, La pyramide d'Aba, Passim
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 68-69, 14:E1
Birth name variant
Ibi
i-b-i
The kid
M17-D58-E8
Turin King List 5.10
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 68-69, 14:E2
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) IV:10

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 17 (1907): 190
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 68–69
  • 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): 302–303
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