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Fragment of mud [sealing] with four impressions of royal Horus-name, [possibly Khufu]. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_32-12-6
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Seals, sealings & stoppers
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2130 A, debris of pit itself
  • Material
    Mud
  • Dimensions
    Width: 3.8 cm Length: 6.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/29/1932
  • Owner
    Khufu

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2130

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 432, fig. 249, p. 433.

    Reisner, George A., and William Stevenson Smith. The Tomb of Hetep-Heres the Mother of Cheops: a Study of Egyptian Civilization in the Old Kingdom. A History of the Giza Necropolis 2. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1955, p. 50, fig. 48.

Photos 5

People 1

Ancient People

  • Khufu

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Second king of Dynasty 4, son of Snefru. Builder of the Great Pyramid at Giza, the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Cheops. Horus name: [mDdw] Medjedu. Full birth-name: Khnum-Khufu.