Ramesses V

 Dynasty XX


Reign of Ramesses V
AE Chronology1149–1146
von Beckerath1145–1142
Shaw1147–1143
Dodson1146–1141
Malek1147–1143
Arnold1156–1151
Grimal1148–1144
Redford1160–1156
Highest attestationYear 4

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Ramesses V: Ka nakht men Maat
Ka nakht men Maat
kꜢ-nḫt mn-mꜢꜤt
Strong bull, whose Maat is permanent
E1:D40-mAat-O25
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 223b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 168-169, 4:H
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Ramesses V: User renput mi Itemu
User renput mi Itemu
wsr-rnpwt-mi-itm
Rich in years like Atum
wsr-s-rnp-rnp-rnp-mi-i-t:U15:M-A40
. Ramesside Inscriptions, VI, 222
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 168-169, 4:G
Throne name
Throne name of Ramesses V: User Maat Ra, sekheper en Ra
User Maat Ra, sekheper en Ra
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ sḫpr.n-rꜤ
Ra is rich in Maat, he who Ra has raised
ra-wsr-C10A-s-ra-xpr:n
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 223a
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 168-169, 4:T1
Throne name variant A
Throne name (variant A) of Ramesses V: User Maat Ra sekheper en Ra
User Maat Ra sekheper en Ra
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ sḫpr.n-rꜤ
Ra is rich in Maat, he who Ra has raised
ra-C2A\-wsr-C10A-s*xpr:n
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 223b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 168-169, 4:T2
Throne name variant B
Throne name (variant B) of Ramesses V: User Maat Ra, sekheper en Ra
User Maat Ra, sekheper en Ra
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ sḫpr.n-rꜤ
Ra is rich in Maat, he who Ra has raised
ra-wsr*C10A:z-C2*xpr:n
Ostracon CG 25189bis
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 168-169, 4:T3
Throne name variant C
Throne name (variant C) of Ramesses V: User Maat Ra, sekheper en Ra
User Maat Ra, sekheper en Ra
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ sḫpr.n-rꜤ
Ra is rich in Maat, he who Ra has raised
ra-wsr-Sw-s-xpr-n:ra-G7
Turin 57002 verso
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 168-169, 4:T4
Throne name variant D
Throne name (variant D) of Ramesses V: User Maat Ra, sekheper en Ra
User Maat Ra, sekheper en Ra
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ sḫpr.n-rꜤ
Ra is rich in Maat, he who Ra has raised
ra-wsr-Sw-s-xpr:n-ra-G7
Papyrus WIlbour 45,40
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 168-169, 4:T5
Birth name
Birth name of Ramesses V: Ramessu Amun her khepeshef mery Amun
Ramessu Amun her khepeshef mery Amun
rꜤ-msi-sw imn-(ḥr)-ḫpš.f mri.imn
Ra created him, Amun is his force, beloved of Amun
ra-C12\-C12F-N36-s-ms-sw-f
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 223b
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 168-169, 4:E1
Birth name variant A
Birth name (variant A) of Ramesses V: Ramessu Amun her khepeshef mery Amun
Ramessu Amun her khepeshef mery Amun
rꜤ-msi-sw imn-(ḥr)-ḫpš mri.imn
Ra created him, Amun is his force, beloved of Amun
ra-C12A\-T16A-C12A-N36-sw-ms-s
Usurped
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), III, 223a
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 168-169, 4:E5
Birth name variant B
Birth name (variant B) of Ramesses V: Ramessu Amun her khepeshef mery Amun
Ramessu Amun her khepeshef mery Amun
rꜤ-msi-sw imn-(ḥr)-ḫpš.f mri.imn
Ra created him, Amun is his force, beloved of Amun
ra-C12\-C12F-N36-ms-z:z:xpS:f
. Ramesside Inscriptions, VI, 221
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 168-169, 4:E3
Birth name variant C
Birth name (variant C) of Ramesses V: Ramessu Amun her khepeshef mery Amun
Ramessu Amun her khepeshef mery Amun
rꜤ-msi-sw imn-(ḥr)-ḫpš.f mri.imn
Ra created him, Amun is his force, beloved of Amun
ra-ms-s-s-i-mn:n-G7-D2-Z1-xpS:D40:f-G7-mr-i-mn:n-G7
Papyrus Wilbour 76,27
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 168-169, 4:E4

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 168–169
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 321–323
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 191–194
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 131

 

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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.

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