Wadjkara in hieroglyphs

A pharaoh(?) of the Tenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Wadjkare

Precedessor
Sekhemkara I

Successor
Ity

Reign of Wadjkara

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
Wadj ka Ra
wꜢḏ-kꜢ-rꜤ
The Ka of Ra is refreshed
N5-M13-D28
Koptos Decree stele R
Sethe, Urkunden des aegyptischen Altertums, I, 304
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 70-71, b:T

Bibliography

  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 488–489
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