Senusret IV

Also known as: Seneferibre Dynasty XVI


Reign of Senusret IV
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Senusret IV: Wehem ankh
Wehem ankh
wḥm-Ꜥnḫ
The one who has repeated life
F25-anx
Colossal statue of Senusret IV (Cairo Museum, CG 42026, JE 36128)
Legrain, Sur une stèle de Senousrit IV, RecTrav 30 (1908): 15-16
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 102-103, a:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Senusret IV: Sankh tawy
Sankh tawy
sꜤnḫ-tꜢwi
The one who has sustained the Two Lands
s-anx-N17:N17:N21*N21
Colossal statue of Senusret IV (Cairo Museum, CG 42026, JE 36128)
Legrain, Sur une stèle de Senousrit IV, RecTrav 30 (1908): 15-16
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 102-103, a:N
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Senusret IV: Nefer khau
Nefer khau
nfr-ḫꜤw
Perfect of appearances
nfr-xa:Z2
Colossal statue of Senusret IV (Cairo Museum, CG 42026, JE 36128)
Legrain, Sur une stèle de Senousrit IV, RecTrav 30 (1908): 15-16
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 102-103, a:G
Throne name
Throne name of Senusret IV: Senefer ib Ra
Senefer ib Ra
snfr-ib-rꜤ
The one whom Ra’s heart has made perfect
ra-s-nfr-ib
Colossal statue of Senusret IV (Cairo Museum, CG 42026, JE 36128)
Legrain, Sur une stèle de Senousrit IV, RecTrav 30 (1908): 15-16
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 102-103, a:T
Throne name variant
Throne name of Senusret IV: Senefer ib Ra
Senefer ib Ra
snfr-[ib]-rꜤ
The one whom Ra’s heart has made perfect
ra-s-nfr-ib
Karnak king list 45
Urkunden des Ägyptische Alterthums, IV, 609 (VI:6)
Birth name
Birth name of Senusret IV: Senusret
Senusret
s(i)-n-wsrt
wsr-s-(r:t)-(z:n)
Colossal statue of Senusret IV (Cairo Museum, CG 42026, JE 36128)
Legrain, Sur une stèle de Senousrit IV, RecTrav 30 (1908): 15-16
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 102-103, a:E

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 102–103
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 401–402
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 66–67
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 86

 

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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
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