Nebkaura Khety IV

Also known as: Nebkaure Khety IV, Khety V Dynasty X

Reign of Nebkaura Khety IV
between 2160 and 2130


The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Nebkaura Khety IV: Neb kau Ra
Neb kau Ra
Lord of the Ka is Ra
Papyrus Berlin 3025, (The Eloquent Peasant) fragment E, column 72-73
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 74-75, d:T2
Throne name variant
Throne name of Nebkaura Khety IV: Khety neb kau Ra
Khety neb kau Ra
nsw-biti ḫty-nb-kꜢw-rꜤ Ꜥnḫ-ḏt
Red weight, Petrie Museum UC11782
Petrie, Scarabs, plate 10 (9.2)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 74-75, d:E+T


The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 188–189


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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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