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    One of the five great names of the royal titulary, this literally means 'He who belongs to the Reed and the Bee', symbols respectively of Upper Egypt (the south) and Lower Egypt (the Delta). It is translated as 'King of Upper and Lower Egypt', and symbolised Pharaoh's rulership, since 3100 BC, over a united kingdom.
Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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