Wegaf

 Dynasty XIII


Reign of Wegaf
AE Chronology1759–1757
Ryholt1766–1764
Franke1759–1757
Redford1786–1783

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Horus name
Horus name of Wegaf: Sekhem netjeru
Sekhem netjeru
sḫm-nṯrw
The might of the gods
sxm-nTr:Z2
Revue de l'Égypte ancienne 2, 159
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 1:H
Nebty name
Nebty name of Wegaf: Kha bau
Kha bau
ḫꜤ-bꜢw
The glorious appearance of might
xa:a-G30
ASAE, 6, 133; 8, 249
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 1:N
Golden Horus name
Golden Horus name of Wegaf: Mery (tawy)
Mery (tawy)
mri-[tꜢwi]
Beloved of [the Two Lands]
U7*i*i:N17:N17#34
ASAE, 6, 133; 8, 249
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 1:G
Throne name
Throne name of Wegaf: Khu tawy Ra*
Khu tawy Ra*
ḫw-tꜢwi-rꜤ
The protector of the Two Lands of (?) Ra
ra-D43:Y1-N17:N17:N21*N21
Karnak king list 51
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 1:T2
Throne name variant
Throne name of Wegaf: Khu tawy Ra
Khu tawy Ra
ḫw-tꜢwi-rꜤ
The protector of the Two Lands of (?) Ra
ra-D43:N17:N17
Royal Canon of Turin 7.5
Gardiner, The Royal Canon of Turin (1959), VI:5
The throne name was exchanged with 7.19 in the Turin papyrus.
Throne name variant
Throne name of Wegaf: Khu tawy Ra
Khu tawy Ra
ḫw-tꜢwi-rꜤ
The protector of the Two Lands of (?) Ra
ra-D43:N17:N17
ASAE, 6, 133
Karnak Cachette CK 946, (K 397bis), Cairo JE 37510
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 1:T2
Birth name
Birth name of Wegaf: Wegaf
Wegaf
wgi.f
w-g-F18:f
ASAE, 8, 250
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 88-89, 1:E

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 88–89
Le livre des rois d'Égypte. MIFAO 18 (1912): 2–3
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 66

 

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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.

Kinglists
Ancient historians

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