Neferkara III

Also known as: Neferkare III Dynasty IX


Reign of Neferkara III
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name variant
Throne name of Neferkara III: Nefer ka Ra
Nefer ka Ra
nfr-kꜢ-rꜤ
The perfect one of the ka of Ra
ra-nfr-kA-Z1-G7
Royal Canon of Turin 5.20
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), IV:20

Bibliography


The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 266

 

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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.

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