Sekhemra Shedwaset in hieroglyphs

The tenth pharaoh of the Sixteenth Dynasty,

This king is only known from the Turin Canon. There are no other finds that holds his name.

Precedessor
Bebiankh

Successor
Dedumose I

Reign of Sekhemra Shedwaset
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The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name

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 Ra shed Waset
sḫm-rꜤ šd-wꜢst
The powerful one of Re, who has rescued Thebes
ra-sxm-Sd:d-A24-wAs-t:O49-G7
Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions , II, 843:1
Turin King List 11.9
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 128-129, 10:T6
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) XI, 9

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 128–129
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 85
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 372
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