Epithets and Titles

Some of the most common titles and epithets of the pharaohs with their hieroglyphs and translation.

HieroglyphsDescription
Horus Horus name
Horus (usually in a serekh)
Hr
The Two Ladies The Two Ladies
Nebty
nbtj
Golden Falcon Golden Falcon
Nebtawy
nb-tAwj
King of Upper and Lower Egypt The Dual King, King of Upper and Lower Egypt, or, simply King
Nesutbity
Nswt-bjtj
King of Upper Egypt Son of Ra, birth-name
Zara
zA-ra
King of Upper Egypt King, King of Upper Egypt
Nesut
n-sw-t
The Good God The good god
Netjernefer (often placed before Son of Ra)
nTr-nfr
True of Voice True of Voice
Maatkheru, (i.e. deceased)
mAat-xrw
LPH Life, Prosperity, Health
Ankhwedjaseneb
anx-wDA-snb
Lord of the Two Lands Lord of the Two Lands
Nebtawy
nb-tAwj
Lord of Apparitions/Crowns Lord of Apparitions/Crowns
Nebkhau (often placed after Son of Ra but before cartouche)
nb-xAw
Life everlasting Life everlasting
Ankhdjeta (epithet)
anx-Dt-tA
Chosen of Ra Chosen of Ra
Setepenra (epithet)
stp&n&ra
Strong bull Strong bull
Kanakht (often part of the Horus name)
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With 2335 hieroglyphic names of the pharaohs
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