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Lower part of a diorite dyad of Khafre seated with the goddess Bastet; inscription on the left side of the seat.


  • ID
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Khafre Valley Temple
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    GEM: 85.0 x 55.0 cm; CG: 53 cm above base
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Catalogue General number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khafre
  • Excavator
    François Auguste Ferdinand Mariette, French, 1821–1881
  • Remarks
    ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_27485; EMC_SR_2.15334; EMC_CG_11; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Khafre; François Auguste Ferdinand Mariette; RELATED SITE(S): Khafre Valley Temple

Tombs and Monuments 1

Full Bibliography

  • Borchardt (CG 53, pp. 11-12).

    Hassan, Giza VIII, p. 307.

    Seidel, Die königlichen Statuengruppen, pp. 17-20 (Dok. 4).

    C. Zivie-Coche, Giza Au Premier Millenaire: Autour du temple d'Isis dame des pyramides, p. 17, n. 62.

Photos 5

People 1

Modern People

  • François Auguste Ferdinand Mariette

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates French, 1821–1881
    • Remarks Pasha; Egyptologist; Professor; Archaeologist of Sphinx Temple. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.