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Alternative Names And Spellings Of The Ancient Egyptian Kings

Author:R Kay Ologist
Date: 2015-06-23 05:51:07
Category:Egyptology
Tags:Ancient Egyptian, Creation Myths

A large problem that people have when reading through articles, or books, about ancient Egypt is the different names that the authors use for certain kings. This is usually because some will use the Egyptian name; some use the Greek name; some use older spelling; and many other reasons. Here is a list showing the alternative spellings of the kings whose names suffer from this the most.

Ahmose................Amosis; Amenes; Aahmes
Amenemhat I........Amenemhet
Amenhotep...........Amenophis
Amenhotep IV.......Akhenaten
Amenmessu..........Amenmesse; Amenmesses; Amenmose
Apepi...................Ipepi; Apophis
Djedefre...............Redjedef
Djoser..................Zoser
Hatshepsut...........Hatchepsut
Horemheb............Horemhab; Haremhab
Khafre.................Chephren
Khufu..................Cheops
Menkaure.............Mycerinus
Merenptah............Merneptah
Ramses................Ramesses; Rameses; Ramsis
Senusret..............Sesostris; Senwosret
Sethnakht............Setnakhte
Seti.....................Sety; Sethos
Siptah..................Saptah
Sobekneferu..........Neferusobek
Tao......................Taa
Tausret.................Twosret Tawosret
Thutmose..............Thothmes; Thutmosis; Tuthmosis; Thutmoses
Tutankhamun.........Tutankhaten
Unas.....................Wenis
Wegaf...................Sobekhotep I

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