Djedkheperu

 Dynasty XIII


Reign of Djedkheperu
Ryholt1772–1770

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name variant
Horus name of Djedkheperu: Djed kheperu
Djed kheperu
ḏd-ḫprw
Stable of manifestations
Dd-Dd-xpr-w
Daressy, 1900. Notes et Remarques. RecTrav 22, 138–140
Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts 28 (1930), 50
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 94-95, 17:H
Nebty name variant
Nebty name of Djedkheperu: Djed mesut
Djed mesut
ḏd-msw(t)
Stable of births
Dd-ms-w-Z3
Daressy, 1900. Notes et Remarques. RecTrav 22, 138–140
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 94-95, 17:N
Golden Horus name variant
Golden Horus name of Djedkheperu: Bikaa
Bikaa
bik-ꜤꜢ
Great falcon
G5-O29v
Daressy, 1900. Notes et Remarques. RecTrav 22, 138–140
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 94-95, 17:G
Throne name variant
Throne name of Djedkheperu: ..ka Ra
..ka Ra
..-kꜤ-rꜤ
ra-//-kA
Daressy, 1900. Notes et Remarques. RecTrav 22, 138–140
Birth name variant
Birth name of Djedkheperu: Neb...ura?
Neb...ura?
ra:nb-//-Z3
Daressy, 1900. Notes et Remarques. RecTrav 22, 138–140

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 94–95
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 86–87
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 65

 

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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.

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