Sobekhotep V in hieroglyphs

A pharaoh(?) of the Thirteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Merhotepre Sobekhotep, Sobekhotep VI in older studies

Turin papyrus 7.28 is lost, the name of Sobekhotep V would occupy that line because it is known that he succeeded Sobekhotep IV, and was himself succeeded by Sobekhotep VI.

Precedessor
Sobekhotep IV

Successor
Sobekhotep VI

Reign of Sobekhotep V
AE Chronology1700–1695
Ryholt1720–1717
Malek1720–1716
Franke1685–1680
Redford1725–1721

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
Mer hotep Ra
mr-ḥtp-rꜤ
The one whom the peace of Ra has loved
ra-mr-Htp:t*p
Statue of the Sobekhotep V, (Cairo Museum, CG 42027, JE 37421)
RecTrav , 26, 219
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 98-99, 28:T1

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Sobek hotep
sbk-ḥtp
Sobek is satisfied
I4-Htp:t*p
Statue of the Sobekhotep V, (Cairo Museum, CG 42027, JE 37421)
RecTrav , 26, 219
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 98-99, 28:E

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 90–91
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 98–99
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 68
  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 450–451
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