Sobekemsaf II

 Dynasty XVII

Cartouche number 58 of the Karnak king list starts with Sekhemra, and it is possible that it would have contained the rest (shedtawy) of the name of Sobekemsaf's throne name, but that is pure conjecture.

Reign of Sobekemsaf II


The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Sobekemsaf II: Sekhem Ra shed tawy
Sekhem Ra shed tawy
 sḫm-rꜤ šd-tꜢwi
 The powerful one of Ra is the one who has rescued the Two Lands
Hayes, Scepter of Egypt, II, 10 fig. 3
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 128-129, 10:T1


Birth name
Birth name of Sobekemsaf II: Sobek em saf
Sobek em saf
 Sobek is his protection
British museum stela EA 280
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 128-129, 10:E1



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), 438–440
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 71–73
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 90



With 2336 hieroglyphic names of the pharaohs
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