Yakbim in hieroglyphs

The first pharaoh of the Fourteenth Dynasty,

Precedessor
Senebmiu

Successor
Yammu

Reign of Yakbim
Ryholt1805–1780

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
Sekha en Ra
sḫꜤi.n-rꜤ
The one whom Ra caused to appear
ra:z-xa-a:n
Petrie, Scarabs and cylinders, plate XXII (F1-8)
Scarab-seal CG 36042
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 118-119, i:T

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Yakeb mu
yꜤkb-mw
(the goddess) Aya is a rock?
yA-k-b-mw
Newberry, Scarabs, plate XXII (9)
Tufnell, Studies on scarab seals and their contribution to history..., 3369-70
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 118-119, i:E

Bibliography

  • Beckerath, J. “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, Second edition, MÄS 49 (1999) : 118–119
  • Leprohon, R. J. The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013): 74
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