Also known as: Merneferre Ay
Dynasty XIII

Reign of Aya
AE Chronology1684–1661
Turin Canon23y 8m 14d


The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Aya: Mer nefer Ra
Mer nefer Ra
 The one whom the perfection of Ra has loved
Royal Canon of Turin 8/3
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), VII:3
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 98-99, 26:T2


Birth name
Birth name of Aya: Ay
ASAE, 52, pls. 16-17
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 98-99, 26:E


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 98–99
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 65–66
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 44–45
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 68–69



With 2336 hieroglyphic names of the pharaohs
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