Meribra Khety I

Also known as: Meribre Khety I Dynasty IX


Reign of Meribra Khety I
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Meribra Khety I: Mer ib tawy
Mer ib tawy
mri-ib-tꜢwi
Beloved by the heart of the Two Lands
U7:F34-M17-M17-N17:N17
Ebony wand (Cairo Museum JE 42835)
ASAE, 10, 185; 11, 47-48
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 74-75, e:H1
Horus name variant
Horus name of Meribra Khety I: Mer ib tawy
Mer ib tawy
mri-ib-tꜢwi
Beloved by the heart of the Two Lands
U6-M17-M17-F34:N17:N17
Copper brazier, Louvre E10501
Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology, XIII, 429-431
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 74-75, e:H2
Nebty name
Nebty name of Meribra Khety I: Mer ib tawy
Mer ib tawy
mri-ib-tꜢwi
Beloved by the heart of the Two Lands
U7:M17*M17-F34:N17:N17
Ebony wand (Cairo Museum JE 42835)
ASAE, 10, 185
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 74-75, e:N
Nebty name variant
Nebty name of Meribra Khety I: Mer ib tawy
Mer ib tawy
mri-ib-tꜢwi
Beloved by the heart of the Two Lands
U6-M17-M17-F34:N17:N17
Copper brazier, Louvre E10501
Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology, XIII, 429-431
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Meribra Khety I: Neset nebu
Neset nebu
nst-t-nbw
W11:X1-G8
Ebony wand (Cairo Museum JE 42835)
ASAE, 10, 185
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 74-75, e:G
Throne name
Throne name of Meribra Khety I: Mer ib Ra
Mer ib Ra
mri-ib-rꜤ
Beloved by the heart of Ra
N5-U6-M17-M17-F34
Ebony wand (Cairo Museum JE 42835)
ASAE, 10, 185
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 74-75, e:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Meribra Khety I: Mer ib Ra
Mer ib Ra
mri-ib-rꜤ
Beloved by the heart of Ra
N5:F34-U6-M17-M17
Copper brazier, Louvre E10501
Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology, XIII, 429-431
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 74-75, e:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Meribra Khety I: Khety
Khety
ḫty
The one belonging to the divine Ennead
F32:X1-M17-M17
Copper brazier, Louvre E10501
Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology, XIII, 429-431
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 74-75, e:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Meribra Khety I: Sa Ra, Khety
Sa Ra, Khety
sꜢ-rꜤ-ḫty
The one belonging to the divine Ennead
G39&N5-F32:X1-M17-M17
Ebony wand (Cairo Museum JE 42835)
ASAE, 10, 185-186
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 74-75, e:E2

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 74–75
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 183–185

 

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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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