Wahkara Khety II

Also known as: Wahkare Khety II Dynasty IX


Reign of Wahkara Khety II
Not available or unknown

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Wahkara Khety II: Wah ka Ra
Wah ka Ra
wꜢh-kꜢ-rꜤ
The enduring one of the ka of Ra
ra-wAH-kA
Sarcophagus of Nefri (Cairo Museum JE 32869 , CG 28088)
RecTrav, XXIV, 90-92
Birth name
Birth name of Wahkara Khety II: Khety
Khety
ḫty
The one belonging to the divine Ennead
X:t-i-i
Sarcophagus of Nefri (Cairo Museum JE 32869 , CG 28088)
RecTrav, XXIV, 90-92
Birth name variant
Birth name of Wahkara Khety II: Khet-ity
Khet-ity
ḫt-iti
X:t-Sps-U33-i-G7-//
Royal Canon of Turin 5.21
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), IV:21

The sources of antiquity

From the writings of the historians and scholars of antiquity

AuthorGreekTransliterationTranscriptionReign
Africanus ix, 1 Aχθoης Akhthoës Achthoes
Eusebius ix, 1 Aχθoης Akhthoës Achthoes

Bibliography


The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I – Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300–1069 BC (London, 2008), 185–186

 

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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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