Tenutamen

Also known as: Tantamani Dynasty XXV


Reign of Tenutamen
AE Chronology664–655
von Beckerath664–655
Dodson664–656
Redford664–656

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Tenutamen: Wah merut
Wah merut
wꜢḥ-mrwt
Enduring of love
wAH-t-mr
Mariette, Monument divers recueillis en Égypte et en Nubie (1872), II, pl. 81
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 210-211, 7:H
Throne name
Throne name of Tenutamen: Ba ka Ra
Ba ka Ra
bꜢ-kꜢ-rꜤ
The (very) ba of the ka of Ra
ra-E10-kA
Mariette, Monument divers recueillis en Égypte et en Nubie (1872), II, pl. 81
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 210-211, 7:T
Birth name
Birth name of Tenutamen: Ta net Amun
Ta net Amun
t(Ꜣ) nt-imn
The one belonging to Amun
i-mn:n-N17:n-wA-ti
Mariette, Monument divers recueillis en Égypte et en Nubie (1872), II, pl. 81
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 210-211, 7:E1

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 210–211
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 20 (1915): 42–45
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 163

 

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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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Ancient historians

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