Qaa

Also known as: Kaa
Dynasty I

The Horus name Qa'a is well attested, and according to Africanus, Manetho named him Bieneches, but according to Eusebius it was Ubienthes. The New Kingdom king lists name him as Qebeh or Qebehu.

Reign of Qaa
AE Chronology2775–2732
von Beckerath2853–2828
Malek2818–2793
Grimal2960–2926
Turin Canon95 (years?)
Manetho26 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name: Qa'a
Qa'a
 ḳꜢi-Ꜥ
 Raised arm of Horus
q:a
Petrie, Royal Tombs, I, plate VIII
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 40-41, 8:H
Nebty name
Nebty name: Sen nebty
Sen nebty
 sn-nbti
 The one whom the Two Ladies have kissed
T22*D20:n
Petrie, Royal Tombs, I, plate XII (6)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 40-41, 8:N3

Variants

Throne name
Throne name: Qa'a
Qa'a
 ḳꜢi-Ꜥ
 The Dual king with raised arm of the Two Ladies
q:a
Petrie, Royal Tombs, I, plate VIII-IX
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 40-41, 8:N1

Variants

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus i, 8 Βιηνεχης Bienekhes Vienekis 26 years
Eusebius i, 8 Ουβιενθης Oubienthes Ubienthes 26 years

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 40–41
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 299–301
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 17 (1907): 14–15
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 27

 

 



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