Psamtik II

Also known as: Psammetichus II
Dynasty XXVI


Reign of Psamtik II
595–589
Manetho (Africanus)6 years
Manetho (Eusebius)17 years
Manetho (Jerome)12 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name: Menekh ib
Menekh ib
 mnḫ-ib
 Splendid of mind
mn:x*ib
Young, Hieroglyphics (1828), II, pl. 63
ASAE, 11, 192
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 3:H1
Nebty name
Nebty name: User a
User a
 wsr-Ꜥ
 Strong-armed
wsr-s-r:a
Daressy, Quelques inscriptions provenant de Bubastis, ASAE 11 (1911): 192
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 3:N1

Variants

Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name: Senefer tawy
Senefer tawy
 snfr-tꜢwi
 Who has made the Two Lands perfect
s-nfr-N17:N17:N21*N21
Young, Hieroglyphics (1828), II, pl. 63
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 3:G2
Throne name
Throne name: Nefer ib Ra
Nefer ib Ra
 nfr-ib-rꜤ
 The perfect one is the (very) mind of Ra
ra-nfr-ib
Young, Hieroglyphics (1828), II, pl. 63
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 3:T1
Birth name
Birth name: Psemtek
Psemtek
 psmtk
 Psamtik
p-s-m-T:k
Young, Hieroglyphics (1828), II, pl. 63
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 216-217, 3:E1

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxvi, 6 Ψαμμουθις Psammouthis Psammuthis 6 years
Eusebius xxvi, 7 Ψαμμουθις Psammouthis Psammuthis II 17 years
Jerome Psammites also called Psammeticus 12 years
Herodotus 159.3 Ψαμμι Psammi Psammis

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 216–217
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 92–104
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 165–166

 

 



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