Sankhibra Amenemhat

 Dynasty XIII


Reign of Sankhibra Amenemhat
Ryholt1788–1785
Franke1730–1724

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Sankhibra Amenemhat: Seheru tawy
Seheru tawy
shrw-tꜢwi
The one who has pleased the Two Lands
s-O4A:r:N17:N17
Sandstone altar of Ameny (Cairo Museum CG 23040, JE 39804)
Mariette, Karnak, II, plates 9-10
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 90-91, 7:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Sankhibra Amenemhat: Sekhem khau
Sekhem khau
sḫm-ḫꜤw
Powerful of appearances
s-sxm-xa:a-w
Sandstone altar of Ameny (Cairo Museum CG 23040, JE 39804)
Mariette, Karnak, II, plates 9-10
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 90-91, 7:N
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Sankhibra Amenemhat: Heqa Maat
Heqa Maat
ḥḳꜢ-mꜢꜤt
The one who rules (through) Maat
HqA-C10
Sandstone altar of Ameny (Cairo Museum CG 23040, JE 39804)
Kamal, Tables offrandes (1909), 32-33
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 90-91, 7:G
Golden Horus name variant
Golden Horus name of Sankhibra Amenemhat: Ti Maat
Ti Maat
ti-mꜢꜤt
U33-C10
Sandstone altar of Ameny (Cairo Museum CG 23040, JE 39804)
Mariette, Karnak, II, plate 9 b
Throne name
Throne name of Sankhibra Amenemhat: Sankh ib Ra
Sankh ib Ra
sꜤnḫ-ib-rꜤ
The one whom the mind of Ra has sustained
ra-s-anx-ib
Sandstone altar of Ameny (Cairo Museum CG 23040, JE 39804)
Mariette, Karnak, II, plates 9-10
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 90-91, 7:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Sankhibra Amenemhat: Sankh ib Ra
Sankh ib Ra
sꜤnḫ-ib-rꜤ
The one whom the mind of Ra has sustained
ra-s-anx-n:x-ib-1
Royal Canon of Turin 7.10
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), VI:10
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 90-91, 7:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Sankhibra Amenemhat: Ameny Intef Amenemhat
Ameny Intef Amenemhat
imny ini-iti.f imn-m-ḥꜢt
Amenemhat, (son of) Intef, (son of) Ameny
i-mn:n-i-i-ini-n:t:f-i-mn:n-m-HAt:t
Sandstone altar of Ameny (Cairo Museum CG 23040, JE 39804)
Mariette, Karnak, II, plates 9-10
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 90-91, 7:E

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 90–91
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 8–10
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 63

 

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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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