Semenenra in hieroglyphs

The eighth pharaoh of the Sixteenth Dynasty,

Precedessor
Nebirau II

Successor
Bebiankh

Reign of Semenenra
Ryholt1601–1600

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
Semen (en) Ra
smn-rꜤ
The one whom Ra has made firm
ra-s-mn:n-U32-Y1:Z2
Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions , II, 842:15
Turin King List 11.7
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 126-127, 8
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) XI:7

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 126–127
  • 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): 375
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