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Box full of sealings, sherds, and flints of Khafre.

Details

  • ID
    EMC_TR_12.11.30.4
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Unclassified
  • Findspot
    From S end of Sphinx. "Further details inside" [i.e., inside the box?].
  • Material
    Various
  • Dimensions
    Various
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Attested
    Khafre
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Khafre; RELATED SITE(S) Sphinx; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_TR_VIII_Sp412-413lr

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • Sphinx

    • Site Name Sphinx Complex

Photos 1

People 1

Ancient People

  • Khafre

    • Type Attested
    • 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.

Institutions 1