Neferusobek

(1785-1782)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Neferusobek was the eighth queen of the 12th Dynasty. Some historians say that she was the daughter of Amenemhat III and half sister of Amenemhat IV, her predecessor. Neferusobek was mentioned in the Karnak, Saqqara and Turin List of Kings. Three statues and a sphinx of her were found near the Nile Delta.

 

 

Horus Name

 

 

 

Hr mrj.t ra

Hor Meritre

Horus, Beloved of Re

 

 

     

 

 

Nebti Name

 

 

nb.tj sA.t iAm.t nb.t tA.wj

Nebti Satiametnebtitawy

The Two Ladies, daughter of the Gracious One, the mistress of the Two Lands

   

 

 

Golden Name

 

 

bik nbw Dd.t xa

Bik nebw Djedetkha

The Golden Falcon, stable of appearance

   

 

 

 Prenomen

 

sbk kA ra

Sobekhhare

Sobek is the Ka of Re

 

 

Nomen

 

 

nfr.w sbk

Neferusobek

The Beauty of Sobek

 

 

Appearance in King Lists

 

 

sbk nfr.w ra

Sobekneferure

Sobek is the Beauty of Re

 

 

 
Appearance in Manetho

 

Africanus:   Scemiophris  

Scemiophris, his sister, for 4 years

         
Eusebius:   no mention  

 

 

It is not known where Neferusobek was buried, but she may have built a pyramid complex at Masguna.