Intef IV

Also known as: Intef V, Sehotepkare Intef Dynasty XIII


Reign of Intef IV
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The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Intef IV: Sehotep ka Ra
Sehotep ka Ra
sḥtp-kꜢ-rꜤ
The one who has gained the favor of the ka of Ra
ra-s-Htp:t*p-kA
Lower part of statue (Cairo Museum JE 67834)
Donadoni, Nuovo testi di Medinet Madi, 6
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 94-95, 18:T1
Birth name
Birth name of Intef IV: Intef
Intef
ini.it.f
ini-t:f
Karnak king list 23
Lower part of statue (Cairo Museum JE 67834)
Donadoni, Nuovo testi di Medinet Madi, 6
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 94-95, 18:E1
Throne + Birth name
Throne + Birth name of Intef IV: Sehotep ka Ra Intef
Sehotep ka Ra Intef
[sḥtp]-kꜢ-[rꜤ] ini-it.f
The one who has gained the favor of the ka of Ra, Intef
//-kA-Z1
Royal Canon of Turin 7.22
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), VI:22
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 94-95, 19:T3/E2

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), 148–149
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 66

 

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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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