Wepwawetemsaf in hieroglyphs

The second pharaoh of the Abydos or Thinite Dynasty,

Precedessor
Senebkay

Successor
Pantjeny

Reign of Wepwawetemsaf

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
Sekhem Ra nefer khau
sḫm-rꜤ nfr-ḫꜤw
ra-sxm-nfr-xa:a-Y1:Z2
Lepsius, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien, Text II, 76
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 104-105, L:T2
Throne name variant
Sekhem Ra nefer khau
sḫm-rꜤ nfr-ḫꜤw
ra-sxm-nfr-xa:Z2
Hieroglyphic texts from Egyptian stelae, etc. in the British Museum, IV, plate 25, 281 (969)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 104-105, L:T1

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Wepwawet em saf
wpwꜢwt-m-zꜢ.f
F13-N31:t*Z2-m-V17-Z1:f
Hieroglyphic texts from Egyptian stelae, etc. in the British Museum, IV, plate 25, 281 (969)
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 104-105, L:E
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