Djedkara Shemai

Also known as: Djedkare Shemay
Dynasty VIII

Djedkara Shemai is found on the Abydos king list number 44, while the Turin papyrus has a notation of a lacuna where the name would have been found.

Reign of Djedkara Shemai
Not available or unknown


The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne + Birth name
Throne + Birth name of Djedkara Shemai: Djed ka Ra Shemai*
Djed ka Ra Shemai*
 The enduring one of the ka of Ra, the nomad
Abydos king list 44
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 66-67, 5:T+E


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 66–67
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 86
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 17 (1907): 184
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 45



With 2336 hieroglyphic names of the pharaohs
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