Wahkara Khety II in hieroglyphs

The third pharaoh of the Ninth Dynasty, a.k.a. Wahkare Khety II

Precedessor
Neferkara III

Successor
Senen

Reign of Wahkara Khety II

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
Wah ka Ra
wꜢh-kꜢ-rꜤ
The enduring one of the ka of Ra
ra-wAH-kA
Sarcophagus of Nefri (Cairo Museum JE 32869 , CG 28088)
RecTrav , XXIV, 90-92

Birth names

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Khety
ḫty
The one belonging to the divine Ennead
X:t-i-i
Sarcophagus of Nefri (Cairo Museum JE 32869 , CG 28088)
RecTrav , XXIV, 90-92
Birth name variant
Khet-ity
ḫt-iti
X:t-Sps-U33-i-G7-//
Turin King List 5.21
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959) IV:21

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTranscriptionReign
Africanus ix, 1 Aχθoης Achthoes
Eusebius ix, 1 Aχθoης Achthoes

Bibliography

  • Baker. D. D. The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I (London, 2008): 185–186
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