Nebirau I

Also known as: Nebiryraw I, Sewadjenre Dynasty XVI


Reign of Nebirau I
Ryholt1627–1601
Turin Canon26 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Nebirau I: Sewadj tawy
Sewadj tawy
swꜢḏ-tꜢwi
The one who has made the Two Lands flourish
s-wAD-N17:N17
The Juridical stela of Karnak (Cairo Museum, JE 52453)
Lacau, Une Stèle juridique de Karnak, CASAE 13 (1949): 4
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 126-127, 6:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Nebirau I: Netjeri kheperu
Netjeri kheperu
nṯri-ḫprw
Divine of manifestations
nTr-xpr-Z3
The Juridical stela of Karnak (Cairo Museum, JE 52453)
Lacau, Une Stèle juridique de Karnak, CASAE 13 (1949): 4
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 126-127, 6:N
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Nebirau I: Nefer khau
Nefer khau
nfr-ḫꜤw
Perfect of appearances
nfr-xa:a-w
The Juridical stela of Karnak (Cairo Museum, JE 52453)
Lacau, Une Stèle juridique de Karnak, CASAE 13 (1949): 4
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 126-127, 6:G
Throne name
Throne name of Nebirau I: Sewadj en Ra
Sewadj en Ra
swꜢḏ.n-rꜤ
The one whom Ra has made flourish
ra-s-wAD-Y1:n
The Juridical stela of Karnak (Cairo Museum, JE 52453)
Lacau, Une Stèle juridique de Karnak, CASAE 13 (1949): 4
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 126-127, 6:T
Birth name
Birth name of Nebirau I: Neb iry er au
Neb iry er au
nb-iri-Ꜣw
The possessor of all
nb-i-r:y-r:Aw
The Juridical stela of Karnak (Cairo Museum, JE 52453)
Lacau, Une Stèle juridique de Karnak, CASAE 13 (1949): 4
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 126-127, 6:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Nebirau I: Neb iry (er) au Ra
Neb iry (er) au Ra
nb-iri-(r)-Ꜣw(t)
The possessor of all (the things of) Ra
ra-nb-i-r:y-Aw-W-Y1:Z2
Royal Canon of Turin 11.5
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), XI:5
. Ramesside Inscriptions, II, 842:13
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 126-127, 6:E2

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 126–127
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 241–242
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 78
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 84

 

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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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