Djehuty

 Dynasty XVI


Reign of Djehuty
Ryholt1648–1645
Turin Canon3 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Djehuty: Ity em nakhtu
Ity em nakhtu
iṯi-m-nḫtw
The one who has seized through victories
V15-m-A24
von Falck, "Neufunde ergänzen Königsnamen eines Herrschers der 2. Zwischenzeit", Göttinger Miszellen, 87, 15-23
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 126-127, 4:H
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Djehuty: User khau
User khau
wsr-ḫꜤw
Strong of appearances
wsr-s-xa:a:Z2
von Falck, "Neufunde ergänzen Königsnamen eines Herrschers der 2. Zwischenzeit", Göttinger Miszellen, 87, 15-23
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 126-127, 4:G
Throne name
Throne name of Djehuty: Sekhem Ra semen tawy
Sekhem Ra semen tawy
sḫm-rꜤ smn-tꜢwi
The powerful one of Ra, who has made the Two Lands firm
ra-sxm-s-mn:n:N17:N17
Petrie, Naqada and Ballas, plate XLIII (4)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 126-127, 4:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Djehuty: Sekhem Ra semen tawy*
Sekhem Ra semen tawy*
sḫm-rꜤ smn-tꜢwi
The powerful one of Ra, who has made the Two Lands firm
ra-sxm-s-mn:N17:N17
Karnak king list 8
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 126-127, 4:T2
Throne name
Throne name of Djehuty: Sekhem Ra [...]
Sekhem Ra [...]
sḫm-rꜤ ...
The powerful one of Ra ...
ra-sxm-1-//
Royal Canon of Turin 11.1
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), XI, 1
. Ramesside Inscriptions, II, 842:9
Birth name variant
Birth name of Djehuty: Djehuty
Djehuty
ḏḥwti
G26-t-y
Petrie, Naqada and Ballas, plate XLIII (4)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 126-127, 4:E

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 126–127
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 90–91
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 85
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 83

 

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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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