Neferkamin Anu

 Dynasty VIII

The name Seneferka Anu is found on the Abydos king list number 52, which translates to the odd the one whom a ka has made perfect, Anu. The sign emblem for the god Min, R22 (mn) and O34 (s) are very similar, and a small mistake by a scribe confusing "Min" with "S" is easily understood. Exchanging the signs makes the name Neferkamin Anu, which gives the more fitting translation of the perfect one of the ka of Min, Anu. The corresponding name in the Turin papyrus contains only the name Nefer.

Reign of Neferkamin Anu
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Neferkamin Anu: Nefer ka Menu Anu*
Nefer ka Menu Anu*
 nfr-kꜢ-mnw Ꜥ-nw
 The perfect one of the ka of Min, the beautiful
z:nfr*kA-a:n-nw*w
Abydos king list 52
The reading of O34 (s) can replace R22 (mnw) for the god Min.
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 68-69, 13:T+E

Variants

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 68–69
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 263–264
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 17 (1907): 190
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 46

 

 



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