Sekhemkara Amenemhat

Also known as: Amenemhat V Dynasty XIII


Reign of Sekhemkara Amenemhat
Ryholt1796–1793
Franke1746–1743
Turin Canon3 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Sekhemkara Amenemhat: Sekhem ka Ra
Sekhem ka Ra
sḫm-kꜢ-rꜤ
The powerful one of the ka of Ra
ra-s-sxm-kA
Habachi, L. 1985. Elephantine IV: The Sanctuary of Heqaib. Archäologische Veröffentlichungen 33, pl. 199
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 4:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Sekhemkara Amenemhat: Sekhem ka Ra
Sekhem ka Ra
sḫm-kꜢ-rꜤ
The powerful one of the ka of Ra
ra-sxm-kA
Hintze & Reineke. 1989. Felsinschriften aus dem Sudanesischen Nubien. No. 506.
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 4:T2
Throne name variant
Throne name of Sekhemkara Amenemhat: Sekhem ka Ra
Sekhem ka Ra
sḫm-kꜢ-rꜤ
The powerful one of the ka of Ra
ra-kA-sxm
Griffith, F. Ll. 1898. The Petrie Papyri, plate IX
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 4:T3
Birth name
Birth name of Sekhemkara Amenemhat: Amenemhat
Amenemhat
imn-m-ḥꜢt
Amun is at the forefront
i-mn:n-m-HAt:t
Habachi, L. 1985. Elephantine IV: The Sanctuary of Heqaib. Archäologische Veröffentlichungen 33, pl. 199
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 4:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Sekhemkara Amenemhat: Amenemhat(Ra)*
Amenemhat(Ra)*
imn-m-ḥꜢt-(rꜤ)
Amun is at the forefront
ra-mn:.#34-m-HAt:t*Z1-G7
Royal Canon of Turin 7.7
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), VI:7
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 4:E2

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 88–89
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 62

 

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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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