Shoshenq I

Also known as: Sheshonq I, Sheshonk I
Dynasty XXII


Reign of Shoshenq I
AE Chronology943–923
von Beckerath946–925
Dodson948–927
Redford931–910
Manetho21 years

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Shoshenq I: Ka nakht mery Ra, sekhaef em nesu er sema tawy
Ka nakht mery Ra, sekhaef em nesu er sema tawy
 kꜢ nḫt mry rꜤ sḫꜤ.f m nsw r smꜢ tꜢwy
 Strong bull, beloved of Ra, whom the latter caused to appear as king in order to unite the Two Lands
E1:D40-ra:Z1-mr\-s-xa:a:f:M-sw-r:R26-N17:N17
Caminos, Gebel Es-Silsilah No. 100, JEA 38 (1952): pl. 11
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 184-185, 1:H1

Variants

Nebty name
Nebty name of Shoshenq I: Kha em sekhemty mi hor sa Aset sehetep netjeru em Maat
Kha em sekhemty mi hor sa Aset sehetep netjeru em Maat
 ḫꜤ m sḫmty mi ḥr sꜢ Ꜣst sḥtp nṯrw m mꜢꜤt
 Who has appeared in the Double Crown like Horus, the son of Isis, and pacified the gods with Maat
xa:a:Aa15-S6-mi-i-G5-H8:Z1-Q1-t:H8-s-Htp:t*p-t:Z2-nTr-m-Sw
Caminos, Gebel Es-Silsilah No. 100, JEA 38 (1952): pl. 12
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 184-185, 1:N1

Variants

Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Shoshenq I: Sekhem pehty, hui pedjut 9, wer nakhtu em tau nebu
Sekhem pehty, hui pedjut 9, wer nakhtu em tau nebu
 sḫm-pḥty ḥwi pḏwt 9 wr-nḫtw m tꜢw nbw
 Powerful of might, who has struck down the Nine Bows, great of victories in all lands
sxm-F9:F9-V74-T10:3:3*3-wr:r:n-M3:x*t:(Z2)^^^D40-N17:N17:N17:nb:W*Z2
Caminos, Gebel Es-Silsilah No. 100, JEA 38 (1952): pl. 12
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 184-185, 1:G1

Variants

Throne name
Throne name of Shoshenq I: Hedj kheper Ra setep en Ra
Hedj kheper Ra setep en Ra
 ḥḏ ḫpr rꜤ stp n rꜤ
 The bright one is a manifestation of Ra, chosen by Ra
ra-HDt-xpr-stp&n&ra
Passim
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 184-185, 1:T1

Variants

Birth name
Birth name of Shoshenq I: Shesheneq mery Amun
Shesheneq mery Amun
 ššnḳ mry imn
 Shoshenq, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:U7-M8A-M8A-n:q
Statuette (Cairo Museum, CG 42213, JE 36675)
Daressy, Statues de divinités (1906), 225
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 184-185, 1:E1

Variants

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus xxii, 1 Σεσονχωσις Sesonkhosis Sesonchosis 21 years
Eusebius xxii, 1 Σεσονχωσις Sesonkhosis Sesonchosis 21 years
Jerome Sesonchosis 21 years

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 184–185
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 307–324
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 145

 

 



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