Curious Names of Some Old Kingdom Royal Women*

@article{Callender2011CuriousNO,
  title={Curious Names of Some Old Kingdom Royal Women*},
  author={V. Callender},
  journal={The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology},
  year={2011},
  volume={97},
  pages={127 - 142}
}
  • V. Callender
  • Published 2011
  • History
  • The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
  • The names of certain Old Kingdom royal females are discussed, particularly those with programmatic names compounded with the element nbty ‘the Two Ladies’, and with other elements relating to royal ideology. It is suggested that these women were named (or re-named) to add prestige to the reigning monarch who had perhaps in some cases acceded to the throne unexpectedly. 

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