Psammuthis

 Dynasty XXIX


Reign of Psammuthis
393
Redford392
Manetho1 year

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Psammuthis: Aa pehty mar sepu
Aa pehty mar sepu
ꜤꜢ-pḥti mꜤr-zpw
Great of strength and successful of occasions
aA:F9*F9-M30-O50:3
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 259b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 2:H1
Horus name variant
Horus name of Psammuthis: Aa pehty mar sepu
Aa pehty mar sepu
ꜤꜢ-pḥti mꜤr-zpw
Great of strength and successful of occasions
aA:F9*F9-M30-z:p*O50:Z2
Bouriant, La stèle 5576 du musée de Boulaq et l'inscription de Rosette, RecTrav 6 (1885): 20
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 2:H2
Throne name
Throne name of Psammuthis: User Ra, setep en Ptah
User Ra, setep en Ptah
wsr-rꜤ stp.n-ptḥ
The powerful one of Ra, chosen by Ptah
ra-wsr-s-p:t-H-stp:n
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 259b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 2:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Psammuthis: User Ra setep en Ptah
User Ra setep en Ptah
wsr-rꜤ stp.n-ptḥ
The powerful one of Ra, chosen by Ptah
ra-wsr-s-p:t-H-stp
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 259a
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 2:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Psammuthis: Pa sheri en Mut
Pa sheri en Mut
pꜢ-šri-n-mwt
Child of Mut
p-A17-t&G15
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 259b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 224-225, 2:E

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxix, 3 Ψαμμουθις Psammouthis Psammuthis 1 year
Eusebius xxix, 3 Ψαμμουθις Psammouthis Psammuthis 1 year

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 224–225
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 168–169
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 170

 

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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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