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Fragment of limestone wall relief; name of [GLYPHS] Kawab, royal son of Khufu. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:4

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_24-12-854
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Architectural elements-Relief
  • Findspot
    Street G 7100, mastaba G 7110-7120: G 7120, in front of chapel, [originally from chamber c]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 22.1 cm Width: 25.8 cm Thickness: 5.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 24.2926
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/24/1924
  • Owner
    Kawab (G 7110-7120)
  • Attested
    Khufu
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Simpson, William Kelly. The Mastabas of Kawab, Khafkhufu I and II. Giza Mastabas 3. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1978, p. 2, fig. 10b.

Photos 2

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kawab (G 7110-7120)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Owner of G 7120, along with Hetepheres [II] (original owner of G 7110). Son of Khufu and Meretites [I]. Appears in chapel relief in tomb of his daughter Meresankh III (owner of G 7530-7540), main room (east wall), identified as [jrj-pat sA nswt smsw n Xt=f Xrj-Hb Hrj-tp xrp jAwt nTrt aA dwAw] hereditary prince, king's eldest son of his body, chief lector-priest, director of divine offices, assistant of (the god) Duau; in situ in G 7530-7540). Also mentioned in tomb of his steward Khemetnu (owner of G 5210).
  • Khufu

    • Type Attested
    • 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.