Amenemope

 Dynasty XXI


Reign of Amenemope
AE Chronology1002–993
von Beckerath996–985
Shaw993–984
Dodson984–974
Manetho9 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Amenemope: User Maat Ra, setep en Amun
User Maat Ra, setep en Amun
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ-stp-n-imn
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra, chosen by Amun
ra-C10F\-C12A-stp:N3
Mariette, Monuments divers recueillis en Égypte et en Nubie, II, plate 102b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 4:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Amenemope: User Maat Ra, setep en Amun
User Maat Ra, setep en Amun
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-imn
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra, chosen by Amun
ra-wsr-Sw-i-mn:n-stp:n
Daressy, Contribution à l'étude de la XXIe dynastie égyptienne in "Revue Archeologique", 1896/01 (SER3,T28), p. 77 (38)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 4:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Amenemope: Amen em ipet
Amen em ipet
imn-m-ipꜢt
Amun is in Ipet (Luxor)
i-mn:n-Aa15:O45
Daressy, Contribution à l'étude de la XXIe dynastie égyptienne in "Revue Archeologique", 1896/01 (SER3,T28), p. 78
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 4:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Amenemope: Amen em ipet mery Amun
Amen em ipet mery Amun
imn-m-ipꜢt mri-imn
Amun is in Ipet (Luxor), beloved of Amun
C12A\-C12A-N36:Aa15-O45
Mariette, Monuments divers recueillis en Égypte et en Nubie, II, plate 102b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 4:E6
Birth name variant
Birth name of Amenemope: Amen em ipet mery Amun
Amen em ipet mery Amun
imn-m-ipꜢt mri-imn
Amun is in Ipet (Luxor), beloved of Amun
C12\-C12-N36:m*O45
Aegyptische Inschriften aus den Königlichen Museen zu Berlin, II, p. 212 (7973)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 4:E2
Birth name variant
Birth name of Amenemope: Amen em ipet mery Amun
Amen em ipet mery Amun
imn-m-ipꜢt mri-imn
Amun is in Ipet (Luxor), beloved of Amun
C12A\-C12A-N36:S3-i-p:t
Montet, La Nécropole royale de Tanis (1947), Vol. 1, 66, fig. 1
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 4:E3
Birth name variant
Birth name of Amenemope: Amen em ipet mery Amun
Amen em ipet mery Amun
imn-m-ipꜢt mri-imn
Amun is in Ipet (Luxor), beloved of Amun
C12A\-C12A-S3:N36-i-p:O45
Montet, La Nécropole royale de Tanis (1951), Vol. 2, 174, fig. 64
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 4:E4
Birth name variant
Birth name of Amenemope: Amen em ipet mery Amun
Amen em ipet mery Amun
imn-m-ipꜢt mri-imn
Amun is in Ipet (Luxor), beloved of Amun
C12A\-C12A-mr-m&O45
Montet, La Nécropole royale de Tanis (1951), Vol. 2, pl. 135
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 4:E5
Birth name variant
Birth name of Amenemope: Amen em ipet mery Amun
Amen em ipet mery Amun
imn-m-ipꜢt mri-imn
Amun is in Ipet (Luxor), beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:U7-i-mn:n-Aa15:O45
ASAE, 8, 33 (124)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 4:E7
Birth name variant
Birth name of Amenemope: Nesu-bity, hem netjer tepy en imen-ra nesu netjeru
Nesu-bity, hem netjer tepy en imen-ra nesu netjeru
nsw-bity ḥm-nṯr tpy n imn-rꜤ nsw nṯrw
Dual King and High Priest of Amun-Ra, king of the gods
N6B-nTr-U36-D1:p-n-i-mn:n:ra*Z1-sw-t:Z2-nTr-C12A\-C12A-N36:m*O45
Gauthier, Livre des Rois d'Égypte, III, 292
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 4:E8
Throne + Birth name
Throne + Birth name of Amenemope: User Maat Ra, Amen em ipet
User Maat Ra, Amen em ipet
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ imn-m-ipꜢt
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra, Amun is in Ipet (Luxor)
ra-C10F\-C12-m&O45
Montet, La Nécropole royale de Tanis (1951), Vol. 2, pl. 135
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 4:T+E

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxi, 4 Aμενωφθίς Amenophthis Amenophthis 9 years
Eusebius xxi, 4 Aμμενωφθις Ammenophthis Ammenophthis 9 years
Jerome Ammenophthis 9 years

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 180–181
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 292–293
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 140

 

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