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Panehesy or Nehesy (transliteration: pꜣ-nḥsï, meaning: "The Nubian")[1][2] is an ancient Egyptian male given name and the original Egyptian form of the Hebrew name Phinehas/Phineas.[3] The name may refer to:





  1. Baker 2008, p. 277.
  2. Rice 1999, p. 136.
  3. Ranke 1935, p. 113.
  4. Ben-Tor et al. 1999.
  5. Ryholt 1997.


  • Baker, D.D., 2008: The Encyclopedia of the Pharaohs: Volume I - Predynastic to the Twentieth Dynasty 3300 - 1069 BC. Stacey International.
  • Ben-Tor, D./Allen S.J./Allen J.P., 1999: Seals and Kings. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research (BASOR) 315.
  • Ranke, H., 1935: Die ägyptische Persönennamen. Verlag von J. J. Augustin in Glückstadt.
  • Rice, M., 1999: Who's Who in Ancient Egypt. Routledge, London and New York.

Ryholt, K., 1997: The Political Situation in Egypt during the Second Intermediate Period c.1800-1550 B.C. Museum Tuscalanum Press.

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