Rudamun

Also known as: Rudamon Dynasty XXIII


Reign of Rudamun
759–755

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Rudamun: Neb maa kheru
Neb maa kheru
nb-mꜢꜤ-ḫrw
The possessor of righteousness
nb-U4-t-P8
Legrain, Le temple et les chapelles d'Osiris a Karnak, RecTrav 22 (1900): 130
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 196-197, 7:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Rudamun: Heken en Maat
Heken en Maat
ḥkn-n-mꜢꜤt
Who has rejoiced at Maat
H-k:n-m-U1-Aa11:t
Legrain, Le temple et les chapelles d'Osiris a Karnak, RecTrav 22 (1900): 130
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 196-197, 7:N
Throne name
Throne name of Rudamun: User Maat Ra
User Maat Ra
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra
ra-wsr-U1-Aa11:a:t
Legrain, Le temple et les chapelles d'Osiris a Karnak, RecTrav 22 (1900): 130
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 196-197, 7:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Rudamun: User Maat Ra, setep en Amun
User Maat Ra, setep en Amun
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-imn
The strong one belonging to the Maat of Ra, chosen by Amun
ra-wsr-U2:t-i-mn:n-stp:n
Daressy, Notes et remarques, RecTrav 19 (1897): 20
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 196-197, 7:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Rudamun: Rudamun mery Amun
Rudamun mery Amun
rwd-imn mri-imn
Amun is vigorous, beloved of Amun
Legrain, Le temple et les chapelles d'Osiris a Karnak, RecTrav 22 (1900): 132-33
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 196-197, 7:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Rudamun: Rudamun mery Amun
Rudamun mery Amun
rwd-imn mri-imn
Amun is vigorous, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n-T12-i-mn:n-mr
Daressy, Notes et remarques, RecTrav 19 (1897): 20
White vase, Louvre E 3042
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 196-197, 7:E2
Birth name variant
Birth name of Rudamun: Rudamun
Rudamun
rwd-imn
Amun is vigorous
i-mn:n-r:d-T12
Daressy, Notes et remarques, RecTrav 19 (1897): 20
Aegyptische Inschriften aus den Königlichen Museen zu Berlin, II, 540 (2100)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 196-197, 7:E3
Birth name variant
Birth name of Rudamun: Rudamun
Rudamun
rwd-imn
Amun is vigorous
i-mn:n-r:T12
Daressy, Notes et remarques, RecTrav 19 (1897): 20
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 196-197, 7:E4

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 196–197
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 392–394
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 155

 

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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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