Wadjkara

Also known as: Wadjkare Dynasty X


Reign of Wadjkara
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Wadjkara: Wadj ka Ra
Wadj ka Ra
wꜢḏ-kꜢ-rꜤ
The Ka of Ra is refreshed
N5-M13-D28
Koptos Decree stele R
Sethe, Urkunden des aegyptischen Altertums, I, 304
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 70-71, b:T

Bibliography


The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 488–489

 

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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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