Sobekhotep VI in hieroglyphs

A pharaoh(?) of the Thirteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Khahotepre Sobekhotep, Sobekhotep V

Precedessor
Sobekhotep V

Successor
Wahibra Jaib

Reign of Sobekhotep VI
Ryholt1717–1712
Franke1656–1654
Turin King List4y 8m 9d

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne names

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
Kha hotep Ra
ḫꜤi-ḥtp-rꜤ
The (very) appearance of the peace of Ra
ra-xa-Htp:t*p
Karnak Canon no. 46
Lepsius, "Über die zwölfte Aegyptische Königsdynastie", APAW, 1852, 425, plate 1
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 96-97, 25:T2
Throne name variant
Kha hotep Ra
ḫꜤi-ḥtp-rꜤ
The (very) appearance of the peace of Ra
ra-xa-Htp
Mariette, Monuments, II, plate 48p
Scarab in Cairo Museum, CG 36020 (JE 2524)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 96-97, 25:T1
Throne name variant
Kha hotep Ra
ḫꜤi-ḥtp-rꜤ
The (very) appearance of the peace of Ra
ra-xa:a-Y1-Htp:t-p
Turin King List 8.1
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 96-97, 25:T3
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) VII:1

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
I5A:Htp:t*p
Mariette, Monuments, II, plate 48p
Scarab in Cairo Museum, CG 36020 (JE 2524)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 96-97, 25:E

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 42
  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 96–97
  • 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): 452–453
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