Seti I

  Also known as: Sethos I, Sety INineteenth Dynasty


The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

  • Horus name 1
    Ka nakht kha em Waset sankh tawy

    Ka nakht kha em Waset sankh tawy

    Transliteration: kA-nxt xaj-m-wAst sanx-tAwj
    Translation: The Strong bull who appeared in Thebes and sustains the Two Lands
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-m&xa-R19-s-M127-anx-wAD
    References:
      Chapels of Isis and Horus ceiling insription
      Calverley, The Temple of King Sethos I at Abydos, I, plate 40 j, k, m
  • Horus name 2
    Ka nakht kha em Waset sankh tawy

    Ka nakht kha em Waset sankh tawy

    Transliteration: kA-nxt xaj-m-wAst sanx-tAwj
    Translation: The Strong bull who appeared in Thebes and sustains the Two Lands
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-m&xa-R19-s-anx-N17:N17:N21*N21
    References:
      Chapel of Sethos, west wall false door
      Calverley, The Temple of King Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 34
  • Horus name 3
    Ka nakht kha em Waset

    Ka nakht kha em Waset

    Transliteration: kA-nxt xai-m-wAst
    Translation: The Strong bull who appeared in Thebes
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-m:xa-R19
    References:
      Passim
      Beckerath, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen, Dyn. XIX, 2 H28
  • Horus name 4
    Ka nakht sankh tawy

    Ka nakht sankh tawy

    Transliteration: kA-nxt sanx-tawj
    Translation: The Strong bull who sustains the Two Lands
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-s-anx-n:x-N17:N17
    References:
      Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions, I, 39 (2), alabaster stele
  • Horus name 5
    Ka nakht sankh tawy

    Ka nakht sankh tawy

    Transliteration: kA-nxt sanx-tawj
    Translation: The Strong bull who sustains the Two Lands
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-z:anx*(n:Aa1)-N17:N17:N21*N21
    References:
      Flaminian Obelisk South base
  • Horus name 6
    Ka nakht kha hedjet mery Ra

    Ka nakht kha hedjet mery Ra

    Transliteration: kA-nxt qAj-HDt mrj-ra
    Translation: Strong bull (whose) White Crown is hign, beloved of Ra
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-q-A28-S1-C2A-mr
    References:
      Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte (ASAE), IX, p. 81
  • Horus name 7
    Ka nakht aa shefyt mery Ra

    Ka nakht aa shefyt mery Ra

    Transliteration: kA-nxt aA-Sfjt mrj-ra
    Translation: Stong bull great of majesty and beloved of Ra
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-aA:F8-C2A-mr
    References:
      Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte (ASAE), IX, p. 81
  • Horus name 8
    Ka nakht sekhem khepesh

    Ka nakht sekhem khepesh

    Transliteration: kA-nxt sxm-xpS
    Translation: Strong bull and strong-armed one
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-sxm-G87-x*p:N37:F24
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, III, plate 18
  • Horus name 9
    Ka nakht sekhem khepesh

    Ka nakht sekhem khepesh

    Transliteration: kA-nxt sxm-xpS
    Translation: Strong bull and strong-armed one
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-sxm-m-D40:F24
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, IV, plate 53
  • Horus name 10
    Ka nakht sekhem khepesh

    Ka nakht sekhem khepesh

    Transliteration: kA-nxt sxm-xpS
    Translation: Strong bull and strong-armed one
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-sxm-m-x*p:N37:F24-T16
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, IV, plate 53
  • Horus name 11
    Ka nakht sekhem khepesh

    Ka nakht sekhem khepesh

    Transliteration: kA-nxt sxm-xpS
    Translation: The strong bull and strong-armed one
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-sxm-m-D40:xpS:D40
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, IV, plate 55
  • Horus name 12
    Ka nakht sekhem khepesh pedjut 9

    Ka nakht sekhem khepesh pedjut 9

    Transliteration: kA-nxt sxm-xpS-pDt
    Translation: The strong bull of who defeated the Nine Bows
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-sxm-T16A-r:pD-t*Z2:Z2*Z2
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, IV, plate 55
  • Horus name 13
    Ka nakht wehem mesut

    Ka nakht wehem mesut

    Transliteration: kA-nxt wHm-mswt
    Translation: Strong bull who has renewed births
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-F25-m-ms*w:t*Z2
    References:
      Chapel of Re-Harakhti, north side
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 40
  • Horus name 14
    Ka nakht wehem mesut

    Ka nakht wehem mesut

    Transliteration: kA-nxt wHm-mswt
    Translation: Strong bull who has renewed births
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-F25-ms-s-w:t*Z2
    References:
      Chapel of Osiris entrance thickness
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, III, plate 18
  • Horus name 15
    Ka nakht wah nesut

    Ka nakht wah nesut

    Transliteration: kA-nxt wAH-nswt
    Translation: The strong bull, enduring of kingship
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-wAH-H-Y1v-sw*i*i:t*Z2
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 41
  • Horus name 16
    Ka nakht mery Ra

    Ka nakht mery Ra

    Transliteration: kA-nxt mrj-ra
    Translation: The strong bull, beloved of Ra
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-ra:Z1-A40-mr-i-i
    References:
      Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions, I, 233 (13)
  • Horus name 17
    Ka nakht mery Maat-Ra

    Ka nakht mery Maat-Ra

    Transliteration: kA-nxt mrj-maAt-ra
    Translation: The strong bull, beloved of Maat and Ra
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-ra:Z1-A40-C10A-mr
    References:
      Flaminian Obelisk West center face
  • Horus name 18
    Ka nakht der khasut em nakhtuef

    Ka nakht der khasut em nakhtuef

    Transliteration: kA-nxt dr-xAswt-m-nxtw.f
    Translation: The strong bull who has repelled foreign lands with his victories
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-d:r:D40-N25:t*Z2:Aa15-t*Z2:D40:f
    References:
      Flaminian Obelisk South center face
  • Horus name 19
    Ka nakht hotep her Maat

    Ka nakht hotep her Maat

    Transliteration: kA-nxt Htp-Hr-maAt
    Translation: The strong bull who has satisfied Maat
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-Htp:t*p-D2:Z1-C10A
    References:
      Flaminian Obelisk North center face
  • Horus name 20
    Ka nakht mitet Mentju

    Ka nakht mitet Mentju

    Transliteration: kA-nxt mjtj-mnTw
    Translation: The strong bull, and the likeness of Montu
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-mi-t*t:Y1-mn:n:T-C17A
    References:
      Flaminian Obelisk West base
  • Horus name 21
    Ka nakht sa Atum

    Ka nakht sa Atum

    Transliteration: kA-nxt zA-jtm
    Translation: The Strong bull, son of Atum
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-H8:Z1-t:U15
    References:
      Flaminian Obelisk North base
  • Horus name 22
    Ka nakht kha em hedjet mery Ra

    Ka nakht kha em hedjet mery Ra

    Transliteration: kA-nxt xaj-m-HDt mrj-ra
    Translation: Strong bull who appeared in the White Crown, beloved of Ra
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-m&xa-S1-C2A-mr
    References:
      Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte (ASAE), IX, p. 81
  • Horus name 23
    Ka nakht sekha en Ra

    Ka nakht sekha en Ra

    Transliteration: kA-nxt s-xa-n-ra
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-s-xa:a:a:n-ra:Z1-A40
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, I, plate 36
  • Horus name 24
    Ka nakht user kau

    Ka nakht user kau

    Transliteration: kA-nxt wsr-kAw
    Translation: The strong bull, who has a strong soul
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-wsr-s-kA:kA*kA
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, I, plate 36
  • Horus name 25
    Ka nakht wer nesyt

    Ka nakht wer nesyt

    Transliteration: kA-nxt wr-nsyt
    Translation: The strong bull, great of kingship
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-wr:r-sw-t-i-i
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, I, plate 36
  • Horus name 26
    Ka nakht wah nesut

    Ka nakht wah nesut

    Transliteration: kA-nxt wAH-nsyt
    Translation: The strong bull, enduring of kingship
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-wAH-H-Y1v-sw:t-i*i:Z2
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 41
  • Horus name 27
    Ka nakht sekheper tawy

    Ka nakht sekheper tawy

    Transliteration: kA-nxt sxpr-tAwj
    Translation: Strong bull who has created the Two Lands
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-s-xpr:r-N17:N17:N21*N21
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, IV, plate 55
  • Horus name 28
    Ka nakht sa Kheper

    Ka nakht sa Kheper

    Transliteration: kA-nxt zA-xprj
    Translation: Strong bull and son of Khepri
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-zA&Z1-xpr:r-i
    References:
      Chapel of Re-Harakhti entrance thickness
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 40
  • Horus name 29
    Ka nakht tit Ra Atum

    Ka nakht tit Ra Atum

    Transliteration: kA-nxt tjt-ra-jtm
    Translation: The strong bull, the (very) image of Ra-Atum
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-ra:D17:t-t:U15
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 40
  • Horus name 30
    Ka nakht irien Ra

    Ka nakht irien Ra

    Transliteration: kA-nxt jrj.n-ra
    Translation: Strong bull begotten of Ra
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-ir:n-C2
    References:
      Chapel of Re-Harakhti entrance thickness
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 40
  • Horus name 31
    Ka nakht sa Amun

    Ka nakht sa Amun

    Transliteration: kA-nxt zA-jmn
    Translation: Strong bull and son of Amun
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-zA&Z1-i-mn:n
    References:
      Chapel of Amun-Ra entrance thickness
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 40
  • Horus name 32
    Ka nakht tit Amun

    Ka nakht tit Amun

    Transliteration: kA-nxt tjt-jmn
    Translation: The strong bull, the (very) image of Amun
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-t:D17-i-mn:n
    References:
      Chapel of Re-Harakhti entrance thickness
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 40
  • Horus name 33
    Ka nakht setep en Amun

    Ka nakht setep en Amun

    Transliteration: kA-nxt stp.n-jmn
    Translation: Strong bull, chosen of Amun
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-stp:p:n-i-mn:n
    References:
      Chapel of Amun-Ra entrance thickness
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 40
  • Horus name 34
    Ka nakht mery en Amun

    Ka nakht mery en Amun

    Transliteration: kA-nxt mrj.n-jmn
    Translation: Strong bull beloved of Amun
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-U7:r:n-i-mn:n
    References:
      Chapel of Amun-Ra entrance thickness
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 40
  • Horus name 35
    Ka nakht se neb peru niwtu?

    Ka nakht se neb peru niwtu?

    Transliteration: kA-nxt s-nb-pr(w)-niwt(w)
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-z:nb-pr:pr-pr:niwt-niwt:niwt
    References:
      Chapel of Re-Harakhti north side entrance thickness
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 40
  • Horus name 36
    Ka nakht user pedjut

    Ka nakht user pedjut

    Transliteration: kA-nxt wsr-s-pDtw
    Translation: The strong bull with strong troops
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-wsr-s-pD:pD:pD
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 41 and III, plate 18
  • Horus name 37
    Ka nakht wer biaut

    Ka nakht wer biaut

    Transliteration: kA-nxt wr-biA-tw
    Translation: Strong bull, great of marvels
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-wr:r-U16:t*Z2
    References:
      Chapel of Ptah north side entrance thickness
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 41
  • Horus name 38
    Ka nakht sekhau der pedjut 9

    Ka nakht sekhau der pedjut 9

    Transliteration: kA-nxt s-xaw-pDt
    Translation: The strong bull of appearances has repelled the Nine Bows
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-s-xa:Z2-D37:pD-t*Z2:Z2*Z2
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 41
  • Horus name 39
    Ka nakht wehem sekhemty(?)

    Ka nakht wehem sekhemty(?)

    Transliteration: kA-nxt wHm-sxmty
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-F25-m-S5-Z3
    References:
      Mariette, Abydos, I, plate 14a
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, III, plate 18 and IV, plate 53
  • Horus name 40
    Ka nakht der pedjut 9

    Ka nakht der pedjut 9

    Transliteration: kA-nxt dr-pDt
    Translation: The strong bull who repelled the Nine Bows
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-d:r:D40-pD:t*Z2:Z2*Z2
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, IV, plate 53
  • Horus name 41
    Ka nakht user pedjut

    Ka nakht user pedjut

    Transliteration: kA-nxt wsr-pDt
    Translation: The strong bull with strong troops
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-wsr-s-pD:t:Z2
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, IV, plate 53
  • Horus name 42
    Ka nakht wehem khau

    Ka nakht wehem khau

    Transliteration: kA-nxt wHm-xaw
    Translation: Strong bull who has repeated apparitions
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-F25-m-xa:a-Y1:Z2
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, I, plate 36 and IV, plate 53
  • Horus name 43
    Ka nakht wehem hedjet deshret atef

    Ka nakht wehem hedjet deshret atef

    Transliteration: kA-nxt wHm-HDt-dSrt-Atf
    Translation: The strong bull with renewed crowns
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-F25-m-S1-S3-S8A
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, IV, plate 55
  • Horus name 44
    Ka nakht sa Wesiri

    Ka nakht sa Wesiri

    Transliteration: kA-nxt zA-wsjrj
    Translation: Strong bull and son of Osiris
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-zA&Z1-ir:st*A40
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, I, plate 36
  • Horus name 45
    Ka nakht nedjety Ra

    Ka nakht nedjety Ra

    Transliteration: kA-nxt nDtj-ra
    Translation: The strong bull and protector of Ra
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-Aa27-nw:t*y:D40-ra:Z1-A40
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, I, plate 36
  • Horus name 46
    Ka nakht sekhem pehty

    Ka nakht sekhem pehty

    Transliteration: kA-nxt sxm-pHty
    Translation: The strong bull, powerful of might
    Manuel de Codage: E1:D40-sxm-F9*F9:D40
    References:
      Mariette, Abydos, I, plate 49b+c
  • Nebty name 1
    Wehem mesut sekhem khepesh der pedjut 9

    Wehem mesut sekhem khepesh der pedjut 9

    Transliteration: wHm-mswt sxm-xpS dr-pDt-A
    Translation: Renewing births, the strong-armed one who has repelled the Nine Bows
    Manuel de Codage: F25-ms-s-w-t-sxm-x*p:O39:xpS-d:r:D40-pD:t-Z2:Z2:Z2
    References:
      Beth-Shan stele of Seti I
      Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions, I, 11 (15)
  • Nebty name 2
    Sekhem khepesh der pedjut 9

    Sekhem khepesh der pedjut 9

    Transliteration: sxm-xpS dr-pDt-9
    Translation: The strong-armed one who has repelled the Nine Bows
    Manuel de Codage: sxm-G87-x*p:O39-xpS-d:r:D40-pD:t*Z2-Z2:Z2
    References:
      Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions, I, 233 (15)
  • Nebty name 3
    Men menu em hutaat Maat

    Men menu em hutaat Maat

    Transliteration: mn-mnw-m-Hwt-aAt-mAat
    Translation: Enduring of monuments in the Great Mansion of Maat
    Manuel de Codage: mn:n:Y1-mn:n:nw*nw*nw-m-O90-t:pr-Sw
    References:
      Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions, I, 233 (13)
  • Nebty name 4
    Men menu djet neheh

    Men menu djet neheh

    Transliteration: mn-mnw-Dt-nHH
    Translation: Enduring of monuments forever
    Manuel de Codage: mn:n:Y1-mn:nw*nw*nw-D&t:N17-H-ra-H
    References:
      Flaminian Obelisk South center face
  • Nebty name 5
    Wafkhasut Dermentju

    Wafkhasut Dermentju

    Transliteration: waf-xAswt dr-mnTjw
    Translation: Who has subdued the foreign lands and repelled the bedouin
    Manuel de Codage: G45-f:W:D40-N25:Z2-d:r:D40-mn:n-G4&t-Z2-T14
    References:
      Flaminian Obelisk West center face
  • Nebty name 6
    Mentju en ta mek Kemet

    Mentju en ta mek Kemet

    Transliteration: mnTw-n-tA mk-kmt
    Translation: Montu of the land, the protector of Egypt
    Manuel de Codage: mn:n:T-w-A40-n:N17-Aa15:a:k-I6:t*niwt
    References:
      Flaminian Obelisk North center face
  • Golden Horus 1
    Wehem khau user pedjut em tau nebu

    Wehem khau user pedjut em tau nebu

    Transliteration: wHm-xaw wsr-pDwt-m-tAw-nbw
    Translation: He who renews the crowns, he who subjugates the Nine Bows in all lands
    Manuel de Codage: F25-xa:a:Z2-wsr-s-r:D40-pD:t*Z2-m-N17:N17:N17-nb:Z2
    References:
      Beth-Shan stele of Seti I
      Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions, I, 11 (15-16)
  • Throne name 1
    Menmaatra

    Menmaatra

    Transliteration: mn-mAat-ra
    Translation: Enduring is the soul of Ra
    Manuel de Codage: ra-C10A-mn
    References:
      Abydos king list 76
      Mariette, Abydos, I, plate 43 (76)
  • Throne name 2
    Menmaatra

    Menmaatra

    Transliteration: mn-mAat-ra
    Translation: Enduring is the soul of Ra
    Manuel de Codage: ra-mn-C10A
    References:
      Saqqara king list 2
      Mariette, La table de Saqqarah in Revue Archeologique, X, Plate XVII
      Meyer, Ägyptische Chronologie, plate 1 (2)
      Ramesseum king list 7
      Marseille stele 19, 28
  • Throne name 3
    Menmaatra

    Menmaatra

    Transliteration: mn-mAat-ra
    Translation: Enduring is the soul of Ra
    Manuel de Codage: ra-C10A-mn:n
    References:
      Medinet Habu king list 13
  • Throne name 4
    Menmaatra <em>heqa Waset</em>

    Menmaatra heqa Waset

    Transliteration: mn-mAat-ra HqA-wAst
    Translation: Menmaatra, ruler of Thebes
    Manuel de Codage: ra:mn-C10A-HqA-R19
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, I, plate 34, 40k
  • Throne name 5
    Menmaatra <em>heqa Maat</em>

    Menmaatra heqa Maat

    Transliteration: mn-mAat-ra HqA-mAat
    Translation: Menmaatra, ruler of Maat
    Manuel de Codage: ra-HqA-C10A-Sw-mn
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, I, plate 40b
      Chapel of Osiris ceiling inscription
  • Throne name 6
    Menmaatra <em>heqa Iunu</em>

    Menmaatra heqa Iunu

    Transliteration: mn-mAat-ra HqA-jwnw
    Translation: Menmaatra, ruler of Heliopolis
    Manuel de Codage: ra:mn-C10A-HqA-iwn
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, I, plate 34, 36a
  • Throne name 7
    Menmaatra <em>iren Ra</em>

    Menmaatra iren Ra

    Transliteration: mn-mAat-ra jrj.n-ra
    Translation: Enduring is the soul of Ra, whom Ra engendered
    Manuel de Codage: ra:mn-C10A-ra*Z1:ir:n
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, IV, plate 80
  • Throne name 8
    Menmaatra <em>iwa Ra</em>

    Menmaatra iwa Ra

    Transliteration: mn-mAat-ra jwa-ra
    Translation: Menmaatra, the heir of Ra
    Manuel de Codage: ra:mn-C10A-ra*Z1:iwa
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, II, plate 9
  • Throne name 9
    Menmaatra <em>tit Ra</em>

    Menmaatra tit Ra

    Transliteration: mn-mAat-ra tjt-ra
    Translation: Menmaatra, the (very) image of Ra
    Manuel de Codage: ra:mn-C10A-ra:D17
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, I, plate 36b
  • Throne name 10
    Menmaatra <em>setep en Ra</em>

    Menmaatra setep en Ra

    Transliteration: mn-mAat-ra stp.n-ra
    Translation: Menmaatra, chosen of Ra
    Manuel de Codage: ra:mn-C10A-stp&n&ra
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of Sethos I at Abydos, I, plate 36d
  • Birth name 1
    Wesiri Seti mer en Ptah

    Wesiri Seti mer en Ptah

    Transliteration: wsjrj stHj mr.j-n-ptH
    Translation: Osiris Seti, beloved of Ptah
    Manuel de Codage: p:t-H-A43-V39-i-i-N36:n
    References:
      Calverley, The Temple of King Sethos I at Abydos, I-IV
  • Birth name 2
    Seti mer en Ptah

    Seti mer en Ptah

    Transliteration: stHy mrj.n-ptH
    Translation: Seti, beloved of Ptah
    Manuel de Codage: p:t-H-C7-i*i*mr:n
    References:
      Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions, I, 39

The Ancient sources

From the Greek and Roman historians of Ancient times

Author Greek Transliteration Transcription Reign
Africanus XIX,1 Σέθως Sethōs Sethus 51
Eusebius XIX,1 Σέθως Sethōs Sethus 55
Josephus 97 Σέθως Sethōs Sethus
Jerome XIX,1 Sethus 55


Royal titulary examples

Horus name
Horus name horizontal

The name was written in hieroglyphs inside a serekh, a representation of a palace, typically an image of the falcon God Horus was perched on top or beside it.


Nebty name
Nebty name horizontal

The nebty name was associated with the goddesses of Upper and Lower Egypt, signifying the blessing of the the Two Lands.


Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name horizontal

Featured a Horus falcon perched above or beside the hieroglyph for gold, which was strongly associated with Eternity.


Throne name
Thrine name horizontal

The first of the two names written inside a cartouche, and usually accompanied the title King of Upper and of Lower Egypt.


Birth name
Birth name horizontal

This was the name given at birth, preceded by the title Son of Ra, emphasizing the pharaoh's role as a representative of Ra.

Note: these names are examples.









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