Also known as: Anedjib, Enezib
Dynasty I

The Horus name Adjib is well attested in the archaeological records. The New Kingdom king lists of Saqqara and Abydos give the name Merybiapen while the Turin papyrus give the name as Merygeregipen, where the U21 sign is probably an error by the scribe. According to Africanus, Manetho called him Miebidos, while Eusebius claimed the similar Niebaes.

Reign of Adjib
AE Chronology2771–2764
von Beckerath2867–2861
Turin Canon72 (years?)
Manetho26 years


The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Adjib: Adjib
 Brave of heart
Petrie, Royal Tombs, I, plate VI
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 40-41, 6:H
Throne name
Throne name of Adjib: Mery biap*
Mery biap*
 Beloved one of the iron throne
Abydos king list 6
Mariette, Abydos, I, plate 43 (6)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 40-41, 6:1


The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

Africanus i, 6 Μιεβιδoς Miebidos Miebidos 26 years
Eusebius i, 6 Nιεβαης Niebais Niebais 26 years
Eratosthenes 4 Μιαβιης Miabies Miabaes 19 years


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 40–41
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 55–56
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 17 (1907): 9–11
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 26



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