Snaaib

 Abydos Dynasty


Reign of Snaaib
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Snaaib: Sewadj tawy
Sewadj tawy
swꜢḏ-tꜢwi
s-wAD-(N16:N16)
Stela of Snaaib (Cairo Museum, CG 20517)
Mariette, Abydos (1880), II, pl. 27 (right)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 104-105, j:H
Throne name
Throne name of Snaaib: Men khau Ra
Men khau Ra
mn-ḫꜤw-rꜤ
ra-mn:n-xa-a:Z2
Stela of Snaaib (Cairo Museum, CG 20517)
Mariette, Abydos (1880), II, pl. 27 (right)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 104-105, j:T
Birth name
Birth name of Snaaib: Snaa ib
Snaa ib
snꜤꜤ-ib
Y4-Y1:ib*Z1
Stela of Snaaib (Cairo Museum, CG 20517)
Mariette, Abydos (1880), II, pl. 27 (right)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 104-105, j:E1

 

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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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Ancient historians

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