Sobekhotep V

Also known as: Merhotepre Sobekhotep, Sobekhotep VI in older studies Dynasty XIII

Turin papyrus 7.28 is lost, the name of Sobekhotep V would occupy that line because it is known that he succeeded Sobekhotep IV, and was himself succeeded by Sobekhotep VI.

Reign of Sobekhotep V
AE Chronology1700–1695
Ryholt1720–1717
Malek1720–1716
Franke1685–1680
Redford1725–1721

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Sobekhotep V: Mer hotep Ra
Mer hotep Ra
mr-ḥtp-rꜤ
The one whom the peace of Ra has loved
ra-mr-Htp:t*p
Statue of the Sobekhotep V, (Cairo Museum, CG 42027, JE 37421)
RecTrav, 26, 219
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 98-99, 28:T1
Birth name
Birth name of Sobekhotep V: Sobek hotep
Sobek hotep
sbk-ḥtp
Sobek is satisfied
I4-Htp:t*p
Statue of the Sobekhotep V, (Cairo Museum, CG 42027, JE 37421)
RecTrav, 26, 219
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 98-99, 28:E

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 98–99
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 450–451
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 90–91
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 68

 

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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.

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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.

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Throne name
(prenomen) Announced at the coronation, and written in a cartouche.

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Personal name
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