Dedumose I

Also known as: Djedhotepre Dynasty XVI


Reign of Dedumose I
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Dedumose I: Wadj khau
Wadj khau
wꜢḏ-ḫꜤw
Flourishing of appearances
wAD-xa:a
Stela of the kings son, (Cairo Museum, JE 38917)
Barsanti, Stèle inédite au nom du roi Radadaouhotep Doudoumes, ASAE 9 (1909): pl. 1-2
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 100-101, 37:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Dedumose I: Shed tawy
Shed tawy
šdi-tꜢwi
The one who has rescued the Two Lands
F30:d-N16:N16
Stela of the kings son, (Cairo Museum, JE 38917)
Barsanti, Stèle inédite au nom du roi Radadaouhotep Doudoumes, ASAE 9 (1909): pl. 1-2
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 100-101, 37:N
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Dedumose I: In hotep
In hotep
in-ḥtp
The one who has brought peace
ini-Htp:t*p
Stela of the kings son, (Cairo Museum, JE 38917)
Barsanti, Stèle inédite au nom du roi Radadaouhotep Doudoumes, ASAE 9 (1909): pl. 1-2
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 100-101, 37:G
Throne name
Throne name of Dedumose I: Djed hotep Ra
Djed hotep Ra
ḏd-ḥtp-rꜤ
The stable one of the peace of Ra
ra-Dd-Dd-Htp:t*p
Stela of the kings son, (Cairo Museum, JE 38917)
Barsanti, Stèle inédite au nom du roi Radadaouhotep Doudoumes, ASAE 9 (1909): pl. 1-2
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 100-101, 37:T1
Birth name
Birth name of Dedumose I: Dedu mesu
Dedu mesu
ḏd(w)-msi(w)
The one (whose) birth has been granted
D37:D37-ms-s-w
Stela of the kings son, (Cairo Museum, JE 38917)
Barsanti, Stèle inédite au nom du roi Radadaouhotep Doudoumes, ASAE 9 (1909): pl. 1-2
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 100-101, 37:E1

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 100–101
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 75–76
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 85–86

 

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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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