Takelot II

 Dynasty XXIII


Reign of Takelot II
840–815

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Takelot II: Ka nakht kha em Waset
Ka nakht kha em Waset
kꜢ-nḫt ḫꜤi-m-wꜢst
The strong bull who appears in Thebes
E1:D40-xa-m-R19
The Epigraphic Survey, The Bubastite portal, (OIP 74), plate 21 (1)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 192-193, 1:H
Throne name
Throne name of Takelot II: Hedj kheper Ra, setep en Ra
Hedj kheper Ra, setep en Ra
ḥḏ-ḫpr-rꜤ stp.n-rꜤ
Radiant is the manifestation of Ra, the chosen one of Ra
ra-S1-xpr-stp&n&ra
The Epigraphic Survey, The Bubastite portal, (OIP 74), plate 21 (1)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 192-193, 1:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Takelot II: Hedj kheper Ra, setep en Ra, netjer heqa Waset
Hedj kheper Ra, setep en Ra, netjer heqa Waset
ḥḏ-ḫpr-rꜤ stp.n-rꜤ nṯr-ḥḳꜢ-wꜢst
Radiant is the manifestation of Ra, the chosen one of Ra, divine ruler of Thebes
ra-S1-xpr-stp&n&ra-nTr-HqA-R19
Aegyptische Inschriften aus den Königlichen Museen zu Berlin, II, p. 539 (6964)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 192-193, 1:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Takelot II: Takelot
Takelot
tklt
t:k-r:N17-U33
Legrain, Notice sur le Temple d'Osiris Neb-djeto, ASAE 4 (1903): 183
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 192-193, 1:E1
Birth name variant
Birth name of Takelot II: Takelot mery Amun
Takelot mery Amun
tklt mri-imn
Takelot, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-U33-k:nb:N36-U33
RecTrav 18, 52
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 192-193, 1:E2
Birth name variant
Birth name of Takelot II: Takelot sa Aset, mery Amun
Takelot sa Aset, mery Amun
tklt zꜢ-Ꜣst mri-imn
Takelot, son of Isis, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-st-H8:Z1-T:k-r*Z1:N36
The Epigraphic Survey, The Bubastite portal, (OIP 74), plate 16-17
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 192-193, 1:E3
Birth name variant
Birth name of Takelot II: Takelot sa Aset, mery Amun
Takelot sa Aset, mery Amun
tklt zꜢ-Ꜣst mri-imn
Takelot, son of Isis, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-st-H8:Z1-T:k-r:N36:t
RecTrav 35, 130
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 192-193, 1:E4
Birth name variant
Birth name of Takelot II: Takelot sa Aset, mery Amun
Takelot sa Aset, mery Amun
tklt zꜢ-Ꜣst mri-imn
Takelot, son of Isis, beloved of Amun
i-mn:n:N36-st-H8:Z1-U33-k:r:N36-U33
Aegyptische Inschriften aus den Königlichen Museen zu Berlin, II, p. 539 (6964)
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 192-193, 1:E5

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 192–193
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 19 (1913): 351–360
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 149

 

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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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