Sewadjkara in hieroglyphs

The eleventh pharaoh of the Thirteenth Dynasty,

Precedessor
Sewesekhtawy Sehotepibra

Successor
Nedjemibra

Reign of Sewadjkara
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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
Sewadj ka Ra*
swꜢḏ-kꜢ-rꜤ
The one whom the ka of Ra has made flourish
ra-s-wAD-kA-1
Turin King List 7.13
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 90-91, 10:T
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) VI:13

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 90–91
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 63–64
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 417
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