Yammu in hieroglyphs

The second pharaoh of the Fourteenth Dynasty, a.k.a. Ya'amu, Jamu, Jaam, Nubwoserre Ya'ammu

Precedessor
Yakbim

Successor
Qareh

Reign of Yammu
Ryholt1780–1770

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
Nub user Ra
nbw-wsr-rꜤ
The golden one is the strength of Ra
ra:nbw-wsr-s
Scarab in Petrie Museum, UC16597
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 118-119, h:T

Birth name

Nomen or birth name

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

Birth name
Yammu
yꜤꜢmw
i-i-a:aA-mw
Tufnell, Studies on scarab seals and their contribution to history..., 3374
Beckerath, “Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen”, 2nd ed. MÄS 49 (1999). 118-119, h:E1

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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