Iytenu

 Dynasty X

The name Iytjenu is only indirectly attested within a womans name, where it is written with a royal cartouche, which was only used for writing a king's name during this period.

Reign of Iytenu
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Birth name
Birth name of Iytenu: Iytenu
Iytenu
iytnw
M17-M17-M17-V13:W24*G43
ZÄS , 90, plate 6
False door at Saqqara; Possibly the semitic name Jaádan
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 70-71, h:E

Bibliography


The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 159–160

 

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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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