Shoshenq IIb

Also known as: Sheshonq IIb, Sheshonk IIb Dynasty XXII


Reign of Shoshenq IIb
885–872

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name variant
Throne name of Shoshenq IIb: Tut kheper Ra
Tut kheper Ra
twt-ḫpr-rꜤ
The (very) image of the manifestation of Ra
ra-xpr-t&w&t-v/
Bonheme, Les Chechonqides: Qui, combien?, Bulletin de la Société française d'Égyptologie 133, 53-54
Birth name variant
Birth name of Shoshenq IIb: Shoshenq mery Amun
Shoshenq mery Amun
ššnḳ mri-imn
Shoshenq, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-M8:M8-n:q
Bonheme, Les Chechonqides: Qui, combien?, Bulletin de la Société française d'Égyptologie 133, 53-54

Bibliography


The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 146

 

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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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