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Sais
Choi's

DEITY.

Ptah
Hem
Het-Heru
Amen-Ra

Nit

Horn Hathor

Amen-Ra

5 See J. tie Roug£, Glog. Ancienne de la Basse Egyfte, Faris, 1891.

LIST OF NOMES

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Nefer-Ament Nefer-Abet

AH (or Anci)

Ka-kam

Ka-hcbes

Teb-neter

Ileq-dt
Chent-abt

Tehuti

Char Behutet

Am-chent

Am-peh

Sept

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(LOWER EGYPT)—continued. GREEK NAME. DEITY.

Metelis
Sethroe (?)

Busiris

Athribis

Kabasos

Sebennythos

Heliopolis
Tanis

Hermopolis

Mendes
Diospolis

Bubastis

Buto

Phakussa

AS

en

IS

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Auset

An-her

Ra

Heru

Tehuti

Ba-neb-Tettet

Atnen-Ra

Bast

Uaf

Sept

Isis

Horus

Thoth LIST OF THE CARTOUCHES

OF THE PRINCIPAL

EGYPTIAN KINGS.

The oval ( a in which a name of a royal person is written, is called cartouche. The first oval contains the prenomen, and the second the name; these are quite distinct from his titles, suten net, placed before the prenomen,

means "King of the North and South," and se Rd

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means "Son of the Sun." Other common titles are neb taut, "lord of two lands," ^ Horus, ^ "the golden Horus," ^£ "lord of diadems," $3 "mighty bull," "beautiful god,'' etc., etc. The title Pharaoh rriTjQ finds

per da, "great house." names were very simoften of the prenomen

its origin in ^j;, or nn> or In the early dynasties kings' pie in form, and consisted only. In addition to the pre- nomen and name a

king often had what is termed a "banner" name, which was written in a rectangular enclosure; e.g.:

Heru ka neyt ur peh peh, "Horus, mighty bull, great of valour," formed the "banner" name of

Amenophis II.; ^0 *=■-=* ^ M| da %eperu Rd was

his prenomen; and ^ ( n-Q-i J Amen

hetep neter heq Annu, "Amenophis, god, prince of Heliopolis," was his name. Each prenomen and name had a meaning, but many of these are very difficult to translate.

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