Peftjauawybast

Also known as: Peftjaubast Unplaced kings

Peftjauawybast was the king of Nen-nesut (Herakleopolis), but the circumstances surrounding his ascension is unclear. He was likely installed as governor by the advancing Piye during his conquest, and controlled the area near Herakleopolis. After the death of Osorkon III, he proclaimed himself king, adopting a royal titulary.

Reign of Peftjauawybast
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Peftjauawybast: Nerfer ka Ra
Nerfer ka Ra
nfr-kꜢ-rꜤ
The perfect one of the ka of Ra
ra-nfr-kA
Daressy, Stéle du roi Pefnifdubast, ASAE 17 (1917): 43-45
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 204-205. a:T
Birth name
Birth name of Peftjauawybast: Peftjauawybast
Peftjauawybast
pꜢ.f-ṯꜢw-Ꜥwi-bꜢst
His breath (of life) is in the hands of Bastet
p:f-P5-a:a-W2
Urkunden des Ägyptische Alterthums, III, 3 (9)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 204-205. a:E1
Birth name variant A
Birth name (variant A) of Peftjauawybast: Peftjauawybast
Peftjauawybast
pꜢ.f-ṯꜢw-Ꜥwi-bꜢst
His breath (of life) is in the hands of Bastet
p:f-P5-t:a-W2-t
Daressy, Stéle du roi Pefnifdubast, ASAE 17 (1917): 43-45
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 204-205. a:E2
Birth name variant B
Birth name (variant B) of Peftjauawybast: Peftjauawybast
Peftjauawybast
pꜢ.f-ṯꜢw-Ꜥwi-bꜢst
His breath (of life) is in the hands of Bastet
p:f-P5-a-W2-t:H8
Aegyptische Inschriften aus den Königlichen Museen zu Berlin, II, p. 540 (2100)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 204-205. a:E3
Birth name variant C
Birth name (variant C) of Peftjauawybast: Peftjauawybast
Peftjauawybast
pꜢ.f-ṯꜢw-Ꜥwi-bꜢst
His breath (of life) is in the hands of Bastet
G40:f-P5-W2-t:a
Daressy, Fragments Heracleopolitains, ASAE 21 (1921): 138-139
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 204-205. a:E4

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 204–205
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 400–401
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 157

 

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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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