Neferkara Neby

Also known as: Neferkare Neby Dynasty VIII

Neferkara Neby is found on the Abydos king list number 43, while the Turin papyrus has a notation of a lacuna where the name would have been found.

Reign of Neferkara Neby
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Neferkara Neby: Nefer ka Ra Neby*
Nefer ka Ra Neby*
nfr-kꜢ-rꜤ nb-y
The perfect one of the ka of Ra, who belongs to (his) lord
ra-nfr-kA-nb-b-i-i
Abydos king list 43
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 66-67, 4:T+E

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 66–67
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 267–268
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 17 (1907): 182–184
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 45

 

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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
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