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Greywacke group statue of Menkaure, standing; to one side, Hathor crowned with sun disc and horns; to the other, personification of the Theban nome


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple, S magazines, corridor III 4
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    H 93 x L 47 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaure
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Owner
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1908
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Menkaure; George Reisner; RELATED SITE(S): Menkaure Valley Temple; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VIII_sp064LR; MFAB_A247_NS; MFAB_A248_NS; MFAB_A249_NS; MFAB_A250_NS; MFAB_B265_NS; MFAB_B268_NS; MFAB_B269_NS; MFAB_B272_NS; MFAB_B273_NS; MFAB_B274_NS; MFAB_B275_NS; MFAB_B333_NS; MFAB_A277_NS; MFAB_A278_NS; MFAB_A279_NS; MFAB_B334_NS; MFAB_B335_NS; MFAB_B336_NS; MFAB_B337_NS; MFAB_B338_NS; MFAB_B339_NS; MFAB_B557_NS; MFAB_B558_NS; MFAB_C13297_NS; MFAB_C13300_NS; MFAB_C568_NS; PDM_1993.066.23; PDM_1993.066.25; PDM_1993.066.26; PDM_1993.066.27

Tombs and Monuments 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. Mycerinus: The Temples of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1931

Photos 32

People 2

Ancient People

  • Menkaure

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Fifth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khafre. Husband of Khamerernebti II. Builder of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Mycerinus.

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1