The Term of Nefer in Ancient Egyptian Conception

Document Type : Original Article



The Ancient Egyptian record their actions and doings on Temples and tombs' walls. Thus these writings commemorate their civilization. All writing had different expression and terms.  Between these terms was the term of nefer. As, a result the idea and importance of this paper arise. This current study aims to shed light on the term of nefer in Ancient Egyptian conception and takes just examples to illustrate the meaning of the term only; show the different ways of its writing; indicate the different meaning of the term; refer to the term in personal and places names; point out the term in Egyptian gods descriptions; and finally show the term in personal names and titles. Throughout this study, the term nefer had different meaning according to the determinative. Furthermore, it used as a god and mentioned in personal names and titles. 


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