Osorkon III

 Dynasty XXIII


Reign of Osorkon III
798–769

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Osorkon III: Ka nakht kha em Waset
Ka nakht kha em Waset
kꜢ-nḫt ḫꜤi-m.wꜢst
The strong bull has appearaed in Thebes
E1:D40-xa-m-S40
Legrain, Le temple et les chapelles d'Osiris a Karnak, RecTrav 22 (1900): 129
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Osorkon III: Set ib tawy
Set ib tawy
st-ib-tꜢwi
The favorite one of the Two Lands
st-ib:N17:N17
Legrain, Le temple et les chapelles d'Osiris a Karnak, RecTrav 22 (1900): 129
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:N
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Osorkon III: Mes netjeru
Mes netjeru
ms-nṯrw
Born of the gods
ms-s-nTrw
Legrain, Le temple et les chapelles d'Osiris a Karnak, RecTrav 22 (1900): 129
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:G
Throne name
Throne name of Osorkon III: User Maat Ra, setep en Amun
User Maat Ra, setep en Amun
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-imn
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra, chosen by Amun
ra-wsr-mAat-i-mn:n-stp:n
Beckerath, The Nile Level Records at Karnak and their Importance, JARCE 5: 49:5
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Osorkon III: User Maat Ra, setep en Amun
User Maat Ra, setep en Amun
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-imn
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra, chosen by Amun
ra-wsr-Sw-i-mn:n:stp
Beckerath, The Nile Level Records at Karnak and their Importance, JARCE 5: 50:13
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:T2
Throne name variant
Throne name of Osorkon III: User Maat Ra, setep en Amun
User Maat Ra, setep en Amun
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-imn
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra, chosen by Amun
i-mn:n-ra-wsr-U1:Aa11-stp:n
Legrain, Le temple et les chapelles d'Osiris a Karnak, RecTrav 22 (1900): 128
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:T3
Throne name variant
Throne name of Osorkon III: User Maat Ra
User Maat Ra
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra
ra-wsr-U1-Aa11:a:t
Legrain, Le temple et les chapelles d'Osiris a Karnak, RecTrav 22 (1900): 129
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:T4
Throne name variant
Throne name of Osorkon III: User Maat Ra, setep (en) Amun
User Maat Ra, setep (en) Amun
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp (n) imn
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra, chosen by Amun
ra-wsr-Sw-stp-C12
Champollion, Monuments de l'Egypte et de la Nubie - Notices descriptives (1889), II, 242
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:T5
Birth name
Birth name of Osorkon III: Userken, si Aset, mery Amun
Userken, si Aset, mery Amun
wsrkn zꜢ-Ꜣst mri-imn
Osorkon, son of Isis, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:U7-H8:Z1-st-wA-Aa18-i-r:k:n
Legrain, Le temple et les chapelles d'Osiris a Karnak, RecTrav 22 (1900): 129
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Osorkon III: Userken, si Aset, mery Amun
Userken, si Aset, mery Amun
wsrkn zꜢ-Ꜣst mri-imn
Osorkon, son of Isis, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:U7-H8-st:t-wA-Aa18-i-r:k:n
Beckerath, The Nile Level Records at Karnak and their Importance, JARCE 5: 49:5
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:E2
Birth name variant
Birth name of Osorkon III: Userken
Userken
wsrkn
Osorkon
wA-Aa18-i-r:k:n
Legrain, Le temple et les chapelles d'Osiris a Karnak, RecTrav 22 (1900): 132
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:E3
Birth name variant
Birth name of Osorkon III: Userken netjer heqa Waset
Userken netjer heqa Waset
wsrkn nṯr ḥḳꜢ wꜢst
Osorkon, the god and ruler of Thebes
wA-Aa18-i-r:k:n-q-nTr-HqA-R19
Statuette (Cairo Museum CG 42224, JE 38581)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:E4
Birth name variant
Birth name of Osorkon III: Userken si Aset, mery Amun, netjer heqa Waset
Userken si Aset, mery Amun, netjer heqa Waset
wsrkn sꜢ Ꜣst mry imn nṯr ḥḳꜢ wꜢst
Osorkon, the son of Isis, beloved of Amun, the god and ruler of Thebes
i-mn:n:U7-Q1:H8-wA:Aa18-i-r:k:n-q-nTr-HqA-R19
Beckerath, The Nile Level Records at Karnak and their Importance, JARCE 5: 50:13
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:E5
Birth name variant
Birth name of Osorkon III: Userken si Aset, mery Amun, netjer heqa Waset
Userken si Aset, mery Amun, netjer heqa Waset
wsrkn sꜢ Ꜣst mry imn nṯr ḥḳꜢ wꜢst
Osorkon, the son of Isis, beloved of Amun, the god and ruler of Thebes
mn:n:U7\-i\-Q1:H8-wA:Aa18-i-r:k:n-nTr-HqA-R19
Statuette of Hor (Cairo Museum CG 42223, JE 36950)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 194-195, 5:E6

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxiii, 2 Oσορχω Osorkho Osorcho 8 years
Jerome Osorthon 9 years

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 194–195
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 382–389
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 154

 

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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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