Takelot I in hieroglyphs

The fifth pharaoh of the Twenty-second Dynasty,

Precedessor
Shoshenq IIb

Successor
Osorkon II

Reign of Takelot I
AE Chronology887–874
v. Beckerath890–877
Dodson892–877
Redford896–873
Manetho13 years

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

The Dual King
The Son of Ra

 The Dual King Hedj kheper Ra, setep en Ra  Son of Ra Takelot mery Amun

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
Hedj kheper Ra, setep en Ra
ḥḏ-ḫpr-rꜤ stp-n-rꜤ
The radiant one is the (very) manifestation or Ra, chosen by Ra
ra-S1-xpr-stp&n&ra
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 19
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 186-187, 3:T

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Takelot mery Amun
tklt mri-imn
Takelot, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-U33-k:r:N36-U33
Daressy, Inscriptions inédites de la XXIe Dynastie, RecTrav 18 (1896): 52 (IV)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 186-187, 3:E1
Birth name variant
Takelot mery Amun
tklt mri-imn
Takelot, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-U33-k:r-N36:T
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 19
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 186-187, 3:E2
Birth name variant
Takelot mery Amun
tklt mri-imn
Takelot, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:U7-U33-k:r-N36:T
Aegyptische Inschriften aus den Königlichen Museen zu Berlin, II, p. 207 (8437)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 186-187, 3:E3
Birth name variant
Takelot
tklt
Takelot
U33\-k:r-N17:T
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 31
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 186-187, 3:E4

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxii, 6 Τακελωθις Tacelothis 13 years
Eusebius xxii, 3 Τακελωθις Tacelothis 13 years
Jerome Tacelothis 13 years

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 186–187
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 147
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