Necho II

Also known as: Nekao II
Dynasty XXVI


Reign of Necho II
610–595
Manetho (Africanus)6 years
Manetho (Eusebius)3 years
Manetho (Jerome)6 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Necho II: Sia ib
Sia ib
 siꜢ-ib
 Perceptive-minded
S32:ib
Chassinat, Textes provenant du Sérapéum de Memphis, RecTrav 22 (1900): 21
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 214-215, 2:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Necho II: Maa kheru
Maa kheru
 mꜢꜤ-ḫrw
 True of voice
Aa11v-P8
Chassinat, Textes provenant du Sérapéum de Memphis, RecTrav 22 (1900): 21
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 214-215, 2:N1

Variants

Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Necho II: Mery netjeru
Mery netjeru
 mry-nṯrw
 Beloved of the gods
nTrw-mr
Chassinat, Textes provenant du Sérapéum de Memphis, RecTrav 22 (1900): 21
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 214-215, 2:G1

Variants

Throne name
Throne name of Necho II: Wehem ib Ra
Wehem ib Ra
 wḥm-ib-rꜤ
 Who has renewed the will of Ra
ra-F25-ib
Passim
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 214-215, 2:T1

Variants

Birth name
Birth name of Necho II: Ni kau
Ni kau
 n(y) kꜢw
 Who belongs to the kas
n:E1-w
Chassinat, Textes provenant du Sérapéum de Memphis, RecTrav 22 (1900): 21
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 214-215, 2:E1

Variants

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxvi, 5 Νεχαω Nechao Nechao II 6 years
Eusebius xxvi, 6 Νεχαω Nekhao Nechao II 3 years
Jerome Nechao II also called Nechepsos 6 years
Herodotus 158.1 Νεκως Necos Necos

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 216–217
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 86–92
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 165

 

 



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