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.


Dedumose I

Reign of Sekhemra Shedwaset

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
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


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