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Fragment (about one half) of white marble macehead with Horus name of Khafre incised. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_26-4-2
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tools & Equipment-Ritual implements
  • Findspot
    Street G 7200, debris
  • Material
    Marble
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/01/1926
  • Owner
    Khafre

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Ancient People

  • Khafre

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Fourth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khufu. Builder of the Second Pyramid at Giza and probably of the Great Sphinx as well. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Khephren. A number of diorite and greywacke statues and statue fragments depicting the king have been discovered in Khafre's valley temple, including Cairo CG 9-17. The fragmentary head of an alabaster royal statue (MFA 21.351 + MFA 33.1113) is attributed to Khafre.