Neferkauhor

 Dynasty VIII

Neferkauhor's throne name is found on the Abydos king list, and in the Turin Canon his name is lost in lacuna recording only a reign of 2 years, 1 month and 1 day. His Horus name is present on fragmentary decrees found at Coptos.

Reign of Neferkauhor
AE Chronology2122–2120
Turin Canon2y 1m 1d

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Neferkauhor: Netjer bau
Netjer bau
nṯr-bꜢw
Divine might
R8-G30
Urkunden des Ägyptische Alterthums, I, 295-302
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), VIII, 16 H
Throne name
Throne name of Neferkauhor: Nefer kau Hor
Nefer kau Hor
nfr-kꜢw-hr
Perfect are the Kas of Horus
G5-F35-D28:Z2
Abydos king list 55
Urkunden des Ägyptische Alterthums, I, 298
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), VIII, 16 T
Throne name variant
Throne name of Neferkauhor: Nefer kau Hor
Nefer kau Hor
nfr-kꜢw-ḥr
G5-F35-D28:D28*D28
Coptos decrees
Urkunden des Ägyptische Alterthums. I. 296
Throne name variant
Throne name of Neferkauhor: Name missing
Name missing
Royal Canon of Turin 5.12
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), IV:12
Position based on Abydos King list (55)
Birth name
Birth name of Neferkauhor: Khuwihapi
Khuwihapi
ḫwi-wi-ḥpw
Hapi protects me
E99-Aa1:G43-Z1:G43
Coptos decree J
Urkunden des Ägyptische Alterthums, I, 298 (B row 3)
ZÄS , 127, 99, note b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), VIII, 16 E

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), 271–272
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 17 (1907): 190
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 47

 

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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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