Also known as: Hor-Djer
Dynasty I

The Abydos King List lists the third pharaoh as Ity, thile the Turin papyrus lists a name beginning with It... The Manetho list of Africanus give Athothis, while Eusebius give Cencenes.

Reign of Djer
AE Chronology2870–2823
von Beckerath2974–2927
Manetho (Africanus)31 years
Manetho (Eusebius)39 years


The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Djer: Djer
 Defender of Horus
Petrie, Royal Tombs, II, plate XII (3)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 38-39, 3:H
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Djer: Ny-nebu*
 He who belongs to the Golden One
BIFAO 12 (1916). p. 163
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 38-39, 3:G
Throne name
Throne name of Djer: Iteti*
 The ruler
Abydos king list 3
Mariette, Abydos, I, plate 43 (3)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 38-39, 3:E


The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

Africanus i, 3 Κενκενης Kenkenes Kenkenis 31 years
Eusebius i, 3 Κενκενης Kenkenes Cencenes 39 years
Eratosthenes 3 Aθωθης Athothes Athothis 32 years


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 38–39
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 92–94
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 17 (1907): 30–31
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 25



With 2336 hieroglyphic names of the pharaohs
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