Bakenrenef

 Dynasty XXIV


Reign of Bakenrenef
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Bakenrenef: Wah ka Ra
Wah ka Ra
wꜢḥ-kꜢ-rꜤ
The enduring one belonging to the ka of Ra
ra-wAH-kA
Mariette, Le Serapeum de Memphis (1857), pl. 34
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 202-203, 1:T
Birth name
Birth name of Bakenrenef: Bak en ren.ef
Bak en ren.ef
bꜢk-n-rn.f
Servant in his name
G29:k-n:r:n:f
Mariette, Le Serapeum de Memphis (1857), pl. 34
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 202-203, 1:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Bakenrenef: Bak en ren.ef
Bak en ren.ef
bꜢk-n-rn.f
Servant in his name
G29-k:n-r:n:f
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 101
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 202-203, 1:E2

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxiv, 1 Βοχχωρις Bokhkhoris Boccoris 6 years
Eusebius xxiv, 1 Βόχχωρις Bokhkhoris Boccoris 44 years
Jerome Bocchoris 44 years

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 202–203
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 410–412
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 159

 

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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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