Shoshenq III

Also known as: Sheshonq III, Sheshonk III Dynasty XXII


Reign of Shoshenq III
837–798

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Shoshenq III: Ka nakht mesut Ra
Ka nakht mesut Ra
kꜢ-nḫt mstiw-rꜤ
The strong bull, the offspring of Ra
E1:D40-ms-s-w:t-A53-C2B
Montet, La Nécropole royale de Tanis (1960), Vol. 3, pls. 29-30
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:H1
Horus name variant
Horus name of Shoshenq III: Ka nakht mesut en Ra
Ka nakht mesut en Ra
kꜢ-nḫt mstiw-n-rꜤ
The strong bull, the offspring of Ra
E1:D40-ms-s\-W:t-A53-n:ra
Montet, La Nécropole royale de Tanis (1960), Vol. 3, pls. 29-30
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:H2
Horus name variant
Horus name of Shoshenq III: Ka nakht mery Ra
Ka nakht mery Ra
kꜢ-nḫt mri-rꜤ
The strong bull, beloved of Ra
E1:D40-ra*Z1:N36
Block JE 38272 from Mendes
Daressy, Le nom d'Horus di roi Chéchanq III, ASAE 13 (1914): 86
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:H3
Horus name variant
Horus name of Shoshenq III: Ka nakht mery Ra sekha...
Ka nakht mery Ra sekha...
kꜢ-nḫt mri-rꜤ sḫꜤ...
The strong bull, beloved of Ra, whom [Ra?] caused to appear [as king?]
E1:D40-C2-mr-s-xa:a:Y1-//
Daressy, Rapport sur Kom el-Hisn, ASAE 4: 284-85
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:H4
Horus name variant
Horus name of Shoshenq III: Ka nakht mery Maat
Ka nakht mery Maat
kꜤ nḫh mry mꜢꜤt
The strong bull, beloved of Maat
E1:D40-mr:r-Sw-t:H8-G7-W
Year 30 stela of Shoshenq III (Strasburg No. 1379)
Spiegelberg, Die Tefnachtostele des museums von Athen, RecTrav 25 (1903): 197
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:H5
Throne name
Throne name of Shoshenq III: User Maat Ra, setep en Ra
User Maat Ra, setep en Ra
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-rꜤ
Usermaatra, chosen by Ra
ra-wsr-C10A-stp&n&ra
Block JE 38272 from Mendes
Daressy, Le nom d'Horus di roi Chéchanq III, ASAE 13 (1914): 86
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Shoshenq III: User Maat Ra, setep en Ra
User Maat Ra, setep en Ra
rꜤ-wsr-šw-stp&n&rꜤ
Usermaatra, chosen by Ra
ra-wsr-Sw-stp&n&ra
The Epigraphic Survey, The Bubastite Portal (1954), pl. 16-17
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:T2
Throne name variant
Throne name of Shoshenq III: User maat Ra, setep en Ra
User maat Ra, setep en Ra
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-rꜤ
Usermaatra, chosen by Ra
ra-i-wsr-C10A-stp&n&ra
Daressy, Rapport sur Kom el-Hisn, ASAE 4: 284-85
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:T3
Throne name variant
Throne name of Shoshenq III: User Maat Ra, setep en Ra
User Maat Ra, setep en Ra
rꜤ-wsr-šw-stp&n&rꜤ
Usermaatra, chosen by Ra
ra-wsr-Sw-stp&n&ra
Jansen-Winkeln, Inschriften der Spätzeit 2 (2007), 202 no. 22.33
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:T4
Throne name variant
Throne name of Shoshenq III: User maat Ra, setep en Ra
User maat Ra, setep en Ra
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-rꜤ
Usermaatra, chosen by Ra
ra-wsr-U4-t:a-stp&n&ra
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 22
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:T5
Throne name variant
Throne name of Shoshenq III: User maat Ra, setep en Amun
User maat Ra, setep en Amun
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-imn
Usermaatra, chosen by Amun
ra-wsr-Sw-i-mn:n-stp:n
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 21
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:T6
Throne name variant
Throne name of Shoshenq III: User maat Ra, setep en Amun
User maat Ra, setep en Amun
wsr-mꜢꜤt-rꜤ stp.n-imn
Usermaatra, chosen by Amun
ra-wsr-Sw-i-mn:n:stp
Daressy, Notes sur les XXIIe, XXIIIe et XXIVe dynasties, RecTrav 35 (1913): 132
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:T7
Birth name
Birth name of Shoshenq III: Shesheneq mery Amun
Shesheneq mery Amun
ššnḳ mri-imn
Shoshenk, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:U7-M8A-M8A-n:q
Beckerath, The Nile Level Records at Karnak and their Importance, JARCE 5 (1966): 51 (23)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Shoshenq III: Shesheneq mery Amun netjer heqa Iunu
Shesheneq mery Amun netjer heqa Iunu
ššnḳ mri-imn nṯr-ḥḳꜢ-iwnw
Shoshenk, beloved of Amun, God and ruler of Heliopolis
i-mn:n:U7-M8A-M8A-q:n-HqA-nTr-iwn
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 22
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:E2
Birth name variant
Birth name of Shoshenq III: Shesheneq mery Amun netjer heqa Iunu
Shesheneq mery Amun netjer heqa Iunu
ššnḳ mri-imn nṯr-ḥḳꜢ-iwnw
Shoshenk, beloved of Amun, God and ruler of Heliopolis
i-mn:n:U7-M8A-M8A-n:q-iwn-nTr-HqA
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 24
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:E3
Birth name variant
Birth name of Shoshenq III: Shesheneq sa Bastet mery Amun
Shesheneq sa Bastet mery Amun
ššnḳ zꜢ-bꜢstt mri-imn
Shoshenk, son of Bastet, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:U7-M8A-M8A-q-H8:Z1-W1
Beckerath, The Nile Level Records at Karnak and their Importance, JARCE 5 (1966): 51 (22)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:E4
Birth name variant
Birth name of Shoshenq III: Shesheneq mery Amun
Shesheneq mery Amun
ššnḳ mri-imn
Shoshenk, beloved of Amun
i-mn:U7-M8A:M8A-nw:q
Petrie Museum, UC14533
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:E5
Birth name variant
Birth name of Shoshenq III: per aa Shesheneq
per aa Shesheneq
pr-ꜤꜢ ššnḳ
Pharaoh Shoshenk
M8A-M8A-n:q-G7
Kitchen, Two Donation Stelae in The Brooklyn Museum, JARCE 8 (1969): 59
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:E6
Birth name variant
Birth name of Shoshenq III: Shesheneq mery Amun netjer heqa Iunu
Shesheneq mery Amun netjer heqa Iunu
ššnḳ zꜢ-bꜢstt mri-imn nṯr ḥḳꜢ iwnw
Shoshenk, beloved of Amun, the gid and ruler of Heliopolis
i-mn:n-N36:H8*Z1-W2-t:t-M8A-M8A-n:q-q-nTr-HqA-iwn
Posener, Malinine, Vercoutter, Catalogue des steles du Serapeum de Memphis, no. 21
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 188-189, 6:E7

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 188–189
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 361–368
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 149–150

 

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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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