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Details

  • Type
    Individual - Ancient
  • Gender
    Female
  • Also Known As
    Alternate spelling : Hetepheres
    Alternate spelling : Hetep-heres
    Manuel de Codage : HtpHrs
  • Remarks
    Wife of King Snefru, founder of Egypt’s Fourth Dynasty, and mother of King Khufu, builder of the Great Pyramid. Her burial was hidden in a secret chamber (labeled G 7000 X) nearly 90 feet underground, and contained beautiful pieces of gilded and inlaid wooden furniture, silver jewelry, and a large alabaster sarcophagus that was found to be mysteriously empty.

Tombs and Monuments 1

Finds 18

Published Documents 27

Unpublished Documents 273