Akoris

 Dynasty XXIX


Reign of Akoris
393–380
Redford392–380
Manetho13 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Akoris: Aa ib mery tawy
Aa ib mery tawy
ꜤꜢ-ib mri-tꜢwi
Strong-minded and beloved of the Two Lands
aA:ib*Z1-N36:N16:N16
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 284h
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:H1
Horus name variant
Horus name of Akoris: Aa ib mery tawy
Aa ib mery tawy
ꜤꜢ-ib mri-tꜢwi
Strong-minded and beloved of the Two Lands
aA:a:ib*Z1-U7\:N17:N17
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 284i
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:H2
Horus name variant
Horus name of Akoris: Aa ib mery tawy
Aa ib mery tawy
ꜤꜢ-ib mri-tꜢwi
Strong-minded and beloved of the Two Lands
O29v-M127-ib-wAD-N36:N17:N17
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:H3
Nebty name
Nebty name of Akoris: Qenu
Qenu
ḳnw
The brave one
q*nw:Z9:D40
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 284i
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:N1
Nebty name variant
Nebty name of Akoris: Qenu
Qenu
ḳnw
The brave one
nw*q*t:D40
Weill, Monuments égyptiens divers, RecTrav 36 (1914): 98
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:N2
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Akoris: Sehotep netjeru
Sehotep netjeru
stp-nṯrw
Who has satisfied the gods
s-Htp:t*p-nTrw
Bakry, À propos d’un bloc portant le protocole et les cartouches du roi Achoris, ASAE 58 (1964): 1-2, pl. 1
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:G1
Golden Horus name variant
Golden Horus name of Akoris: Setep netjeru
Setep netjeru
stp-nṯrw
Who has satisfied the gods
stp-p-nTrw
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 284h
Golden Horus name variant
Golden Horus name of Akoris: Setep netjeru
Setep netjeru
stp-nṯrw
Who has satisfied the gods
nTr-Z3-z:Htp:t*p
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:G2
Throne name
Throne name of Akoris: Khnum Maat Ra
Khnum Maat Ra
ḫnm-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ
Who embraces the Maat of Ra
ra-C10A-W9
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 284f+i
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Akoris: Khnum Maat Ra
Khnum Maat Ra
ḫnm-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ
Who embraces the Maat of Ra
ra-Aa11:t-W9
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), Text IV, 37
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:T2
Throne name variant
Throne name of Akoris: Khnum Maat Ra, setep en Khnum
Khnum Maat Ra, setep en Khnum
ḫnm-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp-n-ẖmnw
Who embraces the Maat of Ra, chosen by Khnum
ra-W9-Aa11v-C4-stp:n
Louvre A 27 sphinx
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:T3
Throne name variant
Throne name of Akoris: Khnum Maat Ra, setep en Khnum
Khnum Maat Ra, setep en Khnum
ḫnm-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp-n-ẖmnw
Who embraces the Maat of Ra, chosen by Khnum
ra-W9-C10A-C4-stp:n
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:T4
Throne name variant
Throne name of Akoris: Khnum Maat Ra, setep en Inher
Khnum Maat Ra, setep en Inher
ḫnm-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-inḥr
Who embraces the Maat of Ra, chosen by Anhur
ra-W9-C10A\-C95A-stp:n
Daressy, Inscriptions hiéroglyphiques du Musée d’Alexandrie, ASAE 5 (1904): 119 (XVIII)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:T5
Birth name
Birth name of Akoris: Hagar
Hagar
hgr
Hagar
h-g-A-rw
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 284i
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:E3
Birth name variant
Birth name of Akoris: Hagar
Hagar
hgr
Hagar
h-g-r
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 284e
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Akoris: Hagar
Hagar
hgr
Hagar
h-g:rw
Kamal, Stèle d’Acoris, deuxième roi de la XXIXe dynastie, ASAE 3 (1902): 243
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:E2
Birth name variant
Birth name of Akoris: Hakor
Hakor
hkr
Hakor
h:k-rw:Z1
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 284g
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:E4
Birth name variant
Birth name of Akoris: Hakor
Hakor
hkr
Hakor
h-k:r
Fabretti, Rossi, Lanzone, Catalogo Generale dei Musei di Antichita, I, 4469 (p. 127)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 3:E5

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxix, 2 Aχωρις Akhoris Achoris 13 years
Eusebius xxix, 2 Aχωρις Akhoris Achoris 13 years

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 224–225
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 164–168
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 170–171

 

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The Royal titulary

The full titulary was announced at the coronation, when a pharaoh officially became king.

Horus
Horus name
The oldest form of a pharaoh's name, often enclosed in a serekh, a sort of "heraldic crest" representing a palace facade.

Nebty
Nebty name
The "Two Ladies", the heraldic goddesses Nekhbet and Wadjet, representing Upper and Lower Egypt respectively.

Golden Horus
Golden Horus name
Gold was strongly associated with eternity, but the meaning of this title is disputed.

Prenomen
Throne name
(prenomen) Announced at the coronation, and written in a cartouche.

Nomen
Personal name
(nomen) The name given at birth, also written in a cartouche.

Kinglists
Ancient historians

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