Osochor

Also known as: Osorkon the Elder Dynasty XXI


Reign of Osochor
AE Chronology992–987
von Beckerath985–979
Shaw984–978
Dodson974–968
Redford990–984
Manetho6 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name variant
Throne name of Osochor: Aa kheper Ra, setep en Ra
Aa kheper Ra, setep en Ra
ꜤꜢ-ḫpr-rꜤ stp.n-rꜤ
The great one is a manifestation of Ra, chosen by Ra
ra-O29v-xpr-stp&n&ra
Kruchten, Les annales des pretres de Karnak, OLA 32 (1989): pl. 2 (3b)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 5:T
Birth name variant
Birth name of Osochor: Userken
Userken
wsrkn
Osorkon
wA-Aa18-i-r:k:n
Daressy, Inscriptions inédites de la XXIe Dynastie, RecTrav 18 (1896): 51
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 5:E

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxi, 5 Oσοχωρ Osokhor Osochor 6 years
Eusebius xxi, 5 Oσοχωρ Osokhor Osochor 6 years
Jerome Osochor 6 years

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 180–181
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 399–400
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 140

 

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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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