Neferirkara II

Also known as: Neferirkare II
Dynasty VIII

Neferirkara (the roman numeral II is used to differentiate him from his namesake, Neferirkara Kakai) was probably the last king before Herkleopolitan Dynasty IX overthrew the already weak regime.

Reign of Neferirkara II
AE Chronology2119–2118
Turin Canon1½ year


The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Neferirkara II: Demedj ib tawy
Demedj ib tawy
 Who has united the will of the Two Lands
Coptos decree R (Cairo Museum JE 41894)
Urkunden des Ägyptische Alterthums, I, 304
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 70-71, b:H
Throne name
Throne name of Neferirkara II: Nefer ir ka Ra*
Nefer ir ka Ra*
Abydos king list 56
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 68-69, 17:T



The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 260–261



With 2336 hieroglyphic names of the pharaohs
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