Qemau Siharnedjheritef

Also known as: Amenemhat VI Dynasty XIII


Reign of Qemau Siharnedjheritef
Ryholt1791–1788

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Qemau Siharnedjheritef: Hotep ib Ra
Hotep ib Ra
ḥtp-ib-rꜤ
The one who has gained the favor of the heart of Ra
ra-Htp:t*p-ib
ASAE, 52, plate IX
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 90-91, 9:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Qemau Siharnedjheritef: Sehotep ib Ra
Sehotep ib Ra
s-ḥtp-ib-rꜤ
The one who has gained the favor of the heart of Ra
ra-s-Htp:t*p-ib-Z1
Royal Canon of Turin 7.8
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), VI:12
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 90-91, 9:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Qemau Siharnedjheritef: Qemau Siharnedjheritef
Qemau Siharnedjheritef
ḳmꜢw sꜢ-ḥr-nḏ-ḥr-it.f
Qemau's son “Son-of-Horus is the protector of his father"
T14-w-zA-G5-Aa27D-D2*t:f
ASAE, 52, plate IX
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 90-91, 9:E

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 90–91
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 92
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 62

 

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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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