Sobekhotep VI

Also known as: Khahotepre Sobekhotep, Sobekhotep V Dynasty XIII


Reign of Sobekhotep VI
Ryholt1717–1712
Franke1656–1654
Turin Canon4y 8m 9d

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Sobekhotep VI: Kha hotep Ra
Kha hotep Ra
ḫꜤi-ḥtp-rꜤ
The (very) appearance of the peace of Ra
ra-xa-Htp:t*p
Karnak king list 46
Lepsius, "Über die zwölfte Aegyptische Königsdynastie", APAW, 1852, 425, plate 1
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 96-97, 25:T2
Throne name variant
Throne name of Sobekhotep VI: Kha hotep Ra
Kha hotep Ra
ḫꜤi-ḥtp-rꜤ
The (very) appearance of the peace of Ra
ra-xa-Htp
Mariette, Monuments, II, plate 48p
Scarab in Cairo Museum, CG 36020 (JE 2524)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 96-97, 25:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Sobekhotep VI: Kha hotep Ra
Kha hotep Ra
ḫꜤi-ḥtp-rꜤ
The (very) appearance of the peace of Ra
ra-xa:a-Y1-Htp:t-p
Royal Canon of Turin 8.1
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), VII:1
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 96-97, 25:T3
Birth name
Birth name of Sobekhotep VI: Sobek hotep
Sobek hotep
sbk-ḥtp
Sobek is satisfied
I5A:Htp:t*p
Mariette, Monuments, II, plate 48p
Scarab in Cairo Museum, CG 36020 (JE 2524)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 96-97, 25:E

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 96–97
The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 452–453
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 42
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.

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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