Neferites I

 Dynasty XXIX


Reign of Neferites I
399–393
Manetho6 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Neferites I: Aa ib
Aa ib
ꜤꜢ-ib
Strong-minded
aA:a-ib
Edgar, Notes from my Inspectorate, ASAE 13 (1914): 278
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 1:H
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Neferites I: Setep netjeru
Setep netjeru
stp-nṯrw
Divinely chosen
nTrw-stp
Studien zur altägyptischen Kultur 9, plate 3-4
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 1:G
Throne name
Throne name of Neferites I: Ba en Ra, mery netjeru
Ba en Ra, mery netjeru
bꜢ-n-rꜤ mri-nṯrw
The spirit of Ra, beloved of the Gods
ra-E10:n-nTrA:N36
Louvre, A 26 sphinx
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 1:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Neferites I: Ba en Ra, mery netjeru
Ba en Ra, mery netjeru
bꜢ-n-rꜤ mri-nṯrw
The spirit of Ra, beloved of the Gods
ra-R7*E10:n-nTrw:N36
Edgar, Notes from my Inspectorate, ASAE 13 (1914): 278
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 1:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Neferites I: Nef aa rud
Nef aa rud
nꜢy.f-ꜤꜢw-rwḏ
His greatness is flourishing
n:A&y-f:aA:W*Z2-T12
Louvre, A 26 sphinx
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 1:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Neferites I: Nef aa rud
Nef aa rud
nꜢy.f-ꜤꜢw-rwḏ(w)
His greatness is flourishing
n:Ai-i-f:aA-W-rwD
Edgar, Notes from my Inspectorate, ASAE 13 (1914): 278
Birth name variant
Birth name of Neferites I: Nef aa rud
Nef aa rud
nꜢy.f-ꜤꜢw-rwḏ(w)
His greatness is flourishing
n:G1*i*i-f:aA-W*rwD:Z2
Studien zur altägyptischen Kultur 9, plate 3-4
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 1:E3
Birth name variant
Birth name of Neferites I: Nef aa rud
Nef aa rud
nꜢy.f-ꜤꜢw-rwḏ
His greatness is flourishing
n:Ai-i-f:aA-rwD
Maspero, La pyramide du roi Mirinri Ier, RecTrav 11 (1889): 19
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 1:E2
Birth name variant
Birth name of Neferites I: Nef aa rud
Nef aa rud
nꜢy.f-ꜤꜢw-rwḏ
His greatness is flourishing
n:f:aA-W-r:rwD*t
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 284b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 1:E4

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxix, 1 Νεφεριτης Nepherites Nepherites 6 years
Eusebius xxix, 1 Νεφεριτης Nepherites Nepherites 6 years

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 224–225
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 161–163
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 170

 

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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.

Kinglists
Ancient historians

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