|Also known as: Djedkare Shemay||Dynasty VIII|
|Reign of Djedkara Shemai|
|Not available or unknown|
From the hieroglyphic records
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The full titulary was announced at the coronation, when a pharaoh officially became king.
(nomen) The name given at birth, also written in a cartouche.