Yammu

Also known as: Ya'amu, Jamu, Jaam, Nubwoserre Ya'ammu Dynasty XIV


Reign of Yammu
Ryholt1780–1770

 

The Royal Titulary

From the hieroglyphic records

Throne name
Throne name of Yammu: Nub user Ra
Nub user Ra
nbw-wsr-rꜤ
The golden one is the strength of Ra
ra:nbw-wsr-s
Scarab in Petrie Museum, UC16597
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 118-119, h:T
Birth name
Birth name of Yammu: Yammu
Yammu
yꜤꜢmw
i-i-a:aA-mw
Tufnell, Studies on scarab seals and their contribution to history..., 3374
, Handbuch der ägyptischen Königsnamen (), 118-119, h:E1

Bibliography


Handbuch der Ägyptischen Königsnamen, MÄS 49 (1999): 118–119
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary (Atlanta, 2013), 74

 

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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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