Psusennes II

 Dynasty XXI


Reign of Psusennes II
AE Chronology967–944
von Beckerath960–946
Shaw959–945
Dodson945–940
Redford965–931
Manetho (Africanus)30 years
Manetho (Eusebius)35 years
Manetho (Jerome)35 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Psusennes II: Tit kheperu Ra, setep en Ra
Tit kheperu Ra, setep en Ra
tit-ḫprw-rꜤ stp.n-rꜤ
The (very) image of the manifestations of Ra, chosen by Ra
ra:D17-xpr-Z3-stp&n&ra
Amélineau, Les nouvelles fouilles d'Abydos, III-1, 146
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 7:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Psusennes II: Tit kheperu Ra, setep en Ra
Tit kheperu Ra, setep en Ra
tit-ḫprw-rꜤ stp.n-rꜤ
The (very) image of the manifestations of Ra, chosen by Ra
ra:D17-xpr-w:Z2-stp&n&ra
Orientalia 63 (1994): 85
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 7:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Psusennes II: Pa seba kha en niut, mery Amun
Pa seba kha en niut, mery Amun
pꜢ-sbꜢ-ḫꜤi-n-nwit mri-imn
The star who has appeared in Niut (Thebes), beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-G40-N14-xa:n:O49
Mariette-Bey, Karnak étude topographique et archéologique, Planches, plate 41
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 7:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Psusennes II: Hor Pa seba kha en niut
Hor Pa seba kha en niut
ḥr-pꜢ-sbꜢ-ḫꜤi-n-niwt
The star who has appeared in Niut (Thebes)
G5-G40-N14*xa:n-O49
Petrie, A History of Egypt, III, p. 226, fig. 93
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 7:E4
Birth name variant
Birth name of Psusennes II: Hor Pa seba kha en niut, mery Amun
Hor Pa seba kha en niut, mery Amun
ḥr-pꜢ-sbꜢ-ḫꜤi-n-niwt-mri-imn
Horus, the star who has appeared in Niut (Thebes), beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-G5&p-dwA:t-xa:O49
Lepsius, Auswahl der wichstigen urkunden des aegyptischen..., 15a
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 7:E2
Birth name variant
Birth name of Psusennes II: Hor Pa seba kha en niut, mery Amun
Hor Pa seba kha en niut, mery Amun
ḥr-pꜢ-sbꜢ-ḫꜤi-n-niwt-mri-imn
Horus, the star who has appeared in Niut (Thebes), beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-G5&p-dwA-xa:O49
Orientalia 63 (1994): 85
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 180-181, 7:E3

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxi, 7 Ψουσεννης Psousennes Psusennes 30 years
Eusebius xxi, 7 Ψουσεννης Psousennes Psusennes 35 years
Jerome Psusennes 35 years

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 180–181
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 301–302
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 141

 

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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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