Semqen in hieroglyphs

A pharaoh(?) of the Fifteenth Dynasty,

Precedessor
Aperanat

Successor
Apachnas

Reign of Semqen

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Heqa khasut, Semqen
ḥḳꜢ-ḫꜢswt smḳn
s-m-q:n
Newberry, Scarabs (1908), pl. 23, No. 10
Petrie, Scarabs and cylinders (1917), pl. 21, No. 2
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 116-117, c:E

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 116–117
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 81
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 378
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