Qemau Siharnedjheritef in hieroglyphs

The sixth pharaoh of the Thirteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Amenemhat VI

Precedessor
Ameny Qemau

Successor
Iufni

Reign of Qemau Siharnedjheritef
Ryholt1791–1788

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
Hotep ib Ra
ḥtp-ib-rꜤ
The one who has gained the favor of the heart of Ra
ra-Htp:t*p-ib
ASAE , 52, plate IX
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 90-91, 9:T1
Throne name variant
Sehotep ib Ra
s-ḥtp-ib-rꜤ
The one who has gained the favor of the heart of Ra
ra-s-Htp:t*p-ib-Z1
Turin King List 7.8
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 90-91, 9:T2
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) VI:12

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Qemau Siharnedjheritef
ḳmꜢw sꜢ-ḥr-nḏ-ḥr-it.f
Qemau's son “Son-of-Horus is the protector of his father"
T14-w-zA-G5-Aa27D-D2*t:f
ASAE , 52, plate IX
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 90-91, 9:E

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 92
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 90–91
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 62
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