Sobekemsaf I

 Dynasty XVII


Reign of Sobekemsaf I
Ryholt1576–1573

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Sobekemsaf I: Hetep netjeru
Hetep netjeru
ḥtp-nṯrw
The one with whom the gods are satisfied
Htp-nTrw
Top of broken obelisk, (Cairo Museum JE38030, CG 17011)
Porter & Moss, Topographical Bibliography, II2, 166
Legrain, Notes d'inspection, ASAE 6 (1906): 284
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 124-125, 3:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Sobekemsaf I: Ash(a) kheperu
Ash(a) kheperu
Ꜥš(Ꜣ)-ḫprw
Numerous of manifestations
a:N37:Y1-Z3-xpr*w-Z3
Top of broken obelisk, Cairo JE38030 (CG 17011)
Porter & Moss, Topographical Bibliography, II2, 166
Legrain, Notes d'inspection, ASAE 6 (1906): 284
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 124-125, 3:N2
Nebty name variant
Nebty name of Sobekemsaf I: Ash(a) kheperu
Ash(a) kheperu
Ꜥš(Ꜣ)-ḫprw
Numerous of manifestations
a:N37-xpr:Z2
Gauthier, Monuments et fragments, BIFAO 12 (1916): 127
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 124-125, 3:N1
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Sobekemsaf I: Ineq tawy
Ineq tawy
inḳ-tꜢwi
The one who has embraced the Two Lands
i-n:q-D199-N17:N17
Top of broken obelisk, Cairo JE38030 (CG 17011)
Porter & Moss, Topographical Bibliography, II2, 166
Legrain, Notes d'inspection, ASAE 6 (1906): 284
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 124-125, 3:G
Throne name
Throne name of Sobekemsaf I: Sekhem Ra wadj khau
Sekhem Ra wadj khau
sḫm-rꜤ wꜢḏ-ḫꜤw
The powerful one of Ra is flourishing of appearances
ra-sxm-wAD-xa:Z2
Karnak Open Air Museum blocks from Montu temple at Madamud
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), II, 151 K+L
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 124-125, 3:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Sobekemsaf I: Sekhem Ra wadj khau
Sekhem Ra wadj khau
sḫm-rꜤ wꜢḏ-ḫꜤw
The powerful one of Ra is flourishing of appearances
ra-sxm-wAD-xa:a:Z2
Beckerath, Ägyptologische Forschungen 23, 285 (XVII 3, 5)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 124-125, 3:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Sobekemsaf I: Sobek em saf
Sobek em saf
sbk-m-sꜢ.f
Sobek is his protection
I4-m-V16:Z1:f
Royal Canon of Turin 8.4
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959),
Beckerath, Ägyptologische Forschungen 23: 285 (XVII 3, 5)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 124-125, 3:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Sobekemsaf I: Sobek em sa[f]
Sobek em sa[f]
sbk-m-sꜢ
Sobek is his protection
I5A-m-V16
Red granite statue from Abydos, (Cairo Museum CG 386)
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), II, 151 k
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 124-125, 3:E3
Birth name variant
Birth name of Sobekemsaf I: Sobek em saf
Sobek em saf
sbk-m-sꜢ.f
Sobek is his protection
I5A-m-V16:f
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), II, 151 L
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 124-125, 3:E2
Birth name variant
Birth name of Sobekemsaf I: Sobek em saf
Sobek em saf
sbk-m-sꜢ.f
Sobek is his protection
s-b-k:Aa15-V17-Z1:f
Winlock, Tombs of Kings of Seventeenth Dynasty at Thebes, JEA 10 (1924): 268-269, pl. 15
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 124-125, 3:E4
Birth name variant
Birth name of Sobekemsaf I: Sobek em saf
Sobek em saf
sbk-m-sꜢ.f
Sobek is his protection
s-b-k:H38-z:Z1:f
Winlock, Tombs of Kings of Seventeenth Dynasty at Thebes, JEA 10 (1924): 268-269, pl. 15
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 124-125, 3:E5
Birth name variant
Birth name of Sobekemsaf I: Sobek em saf
Sobek em saf
sbk-m-sꜢ.f
Sobek is his protection
I3-m-V17-Z1-Y1:f
, Denkmäler aus Ägypten und Äthiopien (), VI, 23
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 124-125, 3:E6

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 128–129
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 440–441
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 74–78
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 89

 

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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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