Salitis

 Dynasty XV

Several attempts has been made to identify Salitis with an archaeologically attested ruler, but his hieroglyphic name(s) remains unidentified.

Reign of Salitis
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

None known

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xv, 1 Σαιτης Saites Saites 19 years
Eusebius xvii, 1 Σαιτης Saites Saites 19 years
Josephus 77 Σαλιτις Salitis Salitis 13 years

 

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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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