Sekhemkara Amenemhat in hieroglyphs

The fourth pharaoh of the Thirteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Amenemhat V

Precedessor
Nerikara

Successor
Ameny Qemau

Reign of Sekhemkara Amenemhat
Ryholt1796–1793
Franke1746–1743
Turin King List3 years

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

The Dual King
The Son of Ra

 The Dual King Sekhem ka Ra  Son of Ra Amenemhat

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
Sekhem ka Ra
sḫm-kꜢ-rꜤ
The powerful one of the ka of Ra
ra-s-sxm-kA
Habachi, L. 1985. Elephantine IV: The Sanctuary of Heqaib. Archäologische Veröffentlichungen 33, pl. 199
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 88-89, 4:T1
Throne name variant
Sekhem ka Ra
sḫm-kꜢ-rꜤ
The powerful one of the ka of Ra
ra-sxm-kA
Hintze & Reineke. 1989. Felsinschriften aus dem Sudanesischen Nubien. No. 506.
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 88-89, 4:T2
Throne name variant
Sekhem ka Ra
sḫm-kꜢ-rꜤ
The powerful one of the ka of Ra
ra-kA-sxm
Griffith, F. Ll. 1898. The Petrie Papyri, plate IX
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 88-89, 4:T3

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Amenemhat
imn-m-ḥꜢt
Amun is at the forefront
i-mn:n-m-HAt:t
Habachi, L. 1985. Elephantine IV: The Sanctuary of Heqaib. Archäologische Veröffentlichungen 33, pl. 199
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 88-89, 4:E1
Birth name variant
Amenemhat(Ra)*
imn-m-ḥꜢt-(rꜤ)
Amun is at the forefront
ra-mn:.#34-m-HAt:t*Z1-G7
Turin King List 7.7
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 88-89, 4:E2
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) VI:7

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 88–89
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 62
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