Sankhptahi

 Dynasty XIII


Reign of Sankhptahi
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Sankhptahi: Seheqa en Ra
Seheqa en Ra
sḥḳꜢ-n-rꜤ
The one whom Ra has made a ruler
ra-s-HqA-(Y1:n)
Meeks, Une stèle de donation de la Deuxième Période intermédiaire, in ENIM 2, 129-154
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 106-107, q:T
Throne name variant
Throne name of Sankhptahi: ..enra
..enra
..-n-rꜤ
ra-//-Y1:n
Royal Canon of Turin 8.25
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), VII:17
. Ramesside Inscriptions, II, 837:11
Birth name
Birth name of Sankhptahi: Sankh Ptahi
Sankh Ptahi
sꜤnḫ-ptḥ-i
The one whom Ptah sustains
C20-s-anx-HqA-(Y1:n)
Meeks, Une stèle de donation de la Deuxième Période intermédiaire, in ENIM 2, 129-154
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 106-107, q:E

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 106–107
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 349
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 71–72

 

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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.

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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.

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Throne name
(prenomen) Announced at the coronation, and written in a cartouche.

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Personal name
(nomen) The name given at birth, also written in a cartouche.

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