Sekhemra Khutawy

 Dynasty XIII


Reign of Sekhemra Khutawy
Ryholt1775–1772
Franke1752–1746

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Sekhemra Khutawy: Kha bau
Kha bau
ḫꜤ-bꜢw
The glorious appearance of might
xa:a-G30
Letter seal of the king
Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts 28 (1930), 50
Horus name variant
Horus name of Sekhemra Khutawy: Kha bau
Kha bau
ḫꜤ-bꜢw
The glorious appearance of might
xa-G30
Naville, Bubastis, 15, plate XXXIII (i) architrave now in British Museum EA1100
Petrie, Scarabs and cylinders with names, plate XVIII, 15
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 3:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Sekhemra Khutawy: Wehem djed
Wehem djed
wḥm-ḏd
The one who has repeated stability
F25-Dd-Dd
Petrie, Scarabs and cylinders with names, plate XVIII, 15
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 3:N
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Sekhemra Khutawy: Ankh renput
Ankh renput
Ꜥnḫ-rnpwt
(Fully) Alive of years
anx-Z3-M4
Petrie, Scarabs and cylinders with names, plate XVIII, 15
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 3:G
Throne name
Throne name of Sekhemra Khutawy: Sekhem Ra khu tawy
Sekhem Ra khu tawy
sḫm-rꜤ ḫwi-tꜢwi
The powerful one of Ra is the protection of the Two Lands
ra-sxm-x-D43:N17:N17
Naville, Bubastis, 15, plate XXXIII (i) architrave now in British Museum EA1100
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 3:T1

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 88–89
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 373
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 64–65

 

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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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