Also known as: Khakherure Dynasty XIV

Reign of Khakherura
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The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Khakherura: Kha kheru Ra
Kha kheru Ra
The (very) appearance of the voice of Ra
Royal Canon of Turin 9.2
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), VIII:2
Scribe probably misread the sign P8 for the similar U33. Corrected sign shown. See variant for original.
Ryholt, The Political Situation in Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period (1997) , 378, (file 14/7)
Throne name variant
Throne name of Khakherura: Kha tit Ra
Kha tit Ra
The (very) appearance of the image of Ra
Royal Canon of Turin 9.2
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), VIII:2
Original unaltered reading
. Ramesside Inscriptions, II, 838:6
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 108-109, 3:T


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 108–109
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 173
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 56
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 75


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The Royal titulary

The full titulary was announced at the coronation, when a pharaoh officially became king.

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 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.

Throne name
(prenomen) Announced at the coronation, and written in a cartouche.

Personal name
(nomen) The name given at birth, also written in a cartouche.

Ancient historians

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