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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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