Wahibra Jaib in hieroglyphs

A pharaoh(?) of the Thirteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Wahibre Iaib, Wahibre Ibiau

Precedessor
Sobekhotep VI

Successor
Aya

Reign of Wahibra Jaib
AE Chronology1695–1685
Ryholt1712–1701
Turin King List10y 8m 28d

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

The Dual King
The Son of Ra

 The Dual King Wah ib Ra  Son of Ra Ib iau

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
Wah ib Ra
wꜢḥ-ib-rꜤ
The enduring one is the (very) mind of Ra
ra-wAH-ib
Petrie, Historical scarabs, no. 323
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 96-97, 26:T1
Throne name variant
Wah ib Ra
wꜢḥ-ib-rꜤ
The enduring one is the (very) mind of Ra
ra-wAH-H-ib:Z1
Newberry, Scarabs, plate 10
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 96-97, 26:T2

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Ib iau
ib-iꜤw
34:Z1-i-a:n:n:n
British Museum stele EA1348
Hieroglyphic texts from Egyptian stelae, etc in the British Museum, IV, plate 27
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 96-97, 26:E

Throne + Birth name

Combination of Throne- and Birth-name cartouches
probably only used for a special occasion.

Throne + Birth name
Wah ib Ra ib iau
wꜢḥ-ib-rꜤ iꜤi-ib
The enduring one is the (very) mind of Ra, Ibiau
ra-wAH-H-Y1-ib-Z1-i-a:n:n:n-Y1-A24-ib-Z1

Bibliography

  • Gauthier, H. Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 43–44
  • 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): 130–132
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