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Fragmentary head of alabaster statue attributed to Khafre from various locations in eastern part of Western Cemetery (front): [debris at NE corner of mastaba G 5330] 14-12-1 + [sand E of G 5230 N (= N chapel/serdab)] 14-11-206 (= MFA 21.351) + [debris of water channel E of mastaba G 2370] 33-2-204 (= MFA 33.1113)

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_AAW278
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: G 5330, G 5230
  • Date
    07/11/2002
  • Remarks
    14-12-1 (face) + 14-11-206 (throat) + unidentified fragment (part of back of head/nemes headdress with tip of uraeus tail) = MFA 21.351 + 33-2-204 (part of top of head with uraeus) = MFA 33.1113
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: orientation and identifications verified; MFA accession number verified; duplicate of official Visual Archives photo
  • Photographer
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Attested
    Khafre
    Khafre
  • Mentioned on page
    Khafre
  • Owner
    Khafre
  • Individual - Ancient
    Khafre
  • Individual - Modern
    Khafre
  • Tomb Owner
    Khafre

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 5230

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 5330

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Finds 2

People 7

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.
  • Khafre

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • Khafre

    • Type Owner
    • 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.
  • Khafre

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • 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.
  • Khafre

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • Khafre

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • 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