Meribra

Also known as: Meribre Dynasty XVI


Reign of Meribra
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Meribra: Mer ib Ra
Mer ib Ra
mr-ib-rꜤ
ra-mr-ib
Petrie, Scarabs (1917), pl. 10 (9)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 120-121, r:T

 

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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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