Titulary of Horus Narmer

The Horus Name of Narmer, as found on the famous Narmer Palette.










Horus Name [?]

  1. Hr nar
    Horus the catfish ?
  2. Hr nar-mr
    Horus the raging catfish ?
  3. Hr nar-mr.w
    Horus the raging catfish ?
  4. Hr nar-mr TA
    Horus the raging catfish ?
    • The meaning of the added TA is not clear.
  5. Hr nar-mr TA.w
    Horus the raging catfish ?
    • The meaning of the added TAw is not clear. Note, however, that it is written outside the serekh.


Kinglists

  1. mni
    Menes
    • This name is only known through non-contemporary kinglists. The identification of Horus Narmer with Menes is tentative and still open to some debate.


Manetho

  • Africanus: Menes
  • Eusebius: Menes
    • The identification of Narme with Manetho's Menes is tentative.


Alternative names in modern-day literature

  • Nar-mer, Mer-nar, Horus-Narmer, Hor Narmer, Hor-Narmer, Menes, Ménès, Ménes, Mena, Meni, Ména, Méni


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