Wahibra Jaib

Also known as: Wahibre Iaib, Wahibre Ibiau Dynasty XIII


Reign of Wahibra Jaib
AE Chronology1695–1685
Ryholt1712–1701
Turin Canon10y 8m 28d

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Wahibra Jaib: Wah ib Ra
Wah ib Ra
wꜢḥ-ib-rꜤ
The enduring one is the (very) mind of Ra
ra-wAH-ib
Petrie, Historical scarabs, no. 323
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 96-97, 26:T1
Throne name variant
Throne name of Wahibra Jaib: Wah ib Ra
Wah ib Ra
wꜢḥ-ib-rꜤ
The enduring one is the (very) mind of Ra
ra-wAH-H-ib:Z1
Newberry, Scarabs, plate 10
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 96-97, 26:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Wahibra Jaib: Ib iau
Ib iau
ib-iꜤw
34:Z1-i-a:n:n:n
British Museum stele EA1348
Hieroglyphic texts from Egyptian stelae, etc in the British Museum, IV, plate 27
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 96-97, 26:E
Throne + Birth name
Throne + Birth name of Wahibra Jaib: Wah ib Ra ib iau
Wah ib Ra ib iau
wꜢḥ-ib-rꜤ iꜤi-ib
The enduring one is the (very) mind of Ra, Ibiau
ra-wAH-H-Y1-ib-Z1-i-a:n:n:n-Y1-A24-ib-Z1
Royal Canon of Turin 8.2
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), VII:2
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 96-97, 26:T+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), 130–132
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 43–44
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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