Nefer

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Definition

Nefer is a word in the Ancient Egyptian language that was used to symbolize beauty and goodness. The exact translation of the word in English is "Beautiful on the inside and the outside".

Hieroglyphs and Symbolism

A compound hieroglyph was used to represent this word in documents composed of the heart of a lamb underneath a crucifix. The crucifix seems to have symbolized the esophagus in the Old Kingdom and the trachea thereafter.

Use

The term Nefer has been incorporated into many female names in Ancient Egypt. Examples include Nefertiti, Nefererini, and Nefertari.

The term was consecutively extremely positive that it was used to refer to the crown of Upper Egypt.

Pharaoh

Nefer was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who ruled for two years, one month, and a day, from 2197–2193 BCE, according to the Turin Canon, though he reigned during the reign of Pepi II Neferkare.

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References

  1. ^ "Turin King List". The Ancient Egypt Site. Jacques Kinnaer. 25 July 2009. http://www.ancient-egypt.org/history/turin_kinglist/0401_0417.html. Retrieved 27 August 2009.  IV,10: Nefer.

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