Origin of the name NECHEROPHES.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name NECHEROPHES.
Greco-Egyptian form of Neb-ka
(q.v.), meaning "the existing Lords." (An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).
reign of the first king of the third dynasty, Necherophes (this
name is completely disfigured, and unlike the old real name), the
Libyans revolted against their Egyptian masters. The king
succeeded in subduing them by the aid of the fear which an immense
increase of the moon caused among his enemies. The successor of
this pharaoh, Tosorthros,
was distinguished by his knowledge of medicine... (A History of Egypt
Under the Pharaohs, Brugsch, 1879).