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  • Format
    Bulletin
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Year Published
    1927
  • Number of Pages
    36
  • Citation Text
    Reisner, George A. "Hetep-Heres, Mother of Cheops." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 25, supplement (May 1927), pp. 1-36.
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Individual - Modern
    Alan Jenvey Rowe, British, 1890–1968
    Alex B. Hawes
    Douglas Erith Derry, British, 1874–1961
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984
    Duwy Mahmud Ahmed (Reis)
    Joseph Bonello
    Mohammed Tammam
    Mrs. Noel F. Wheeler, British
    Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)
    Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, British, 1899–
    W. A. Stewart
  • Individual - Ancient
    Hetepheres I (G 7000 X)
    Khufu
    Menkaure
    Snefru
  • Publisher
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Tombs and Monuments 1

Finds 6

People 16

Ancient People

  • Hetepheres I (G 7000 X)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of King Snefru, founder of Egypt’s Fourth Dynasty, and mother of King Khufu, builder of the Great Pyramid. Her burial was hidden in a secret chamber (labeled G 7000 X) nearly 90 feet underground, and contained beautiful pieces of gilded and inlaid wooden furniture, silver jewelry, and a large alabaster sarcophagus that was found to be mysteriously empty.
  • Khufu

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • 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.
  • Menkaure

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • 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.
  • Snefru

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks First king of Dynasty 4. Father of Khufu.

Modern People

  • Alan Jenvey Rowe

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1890–1968
    • Remarks Egyptologist and archaeologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Alex B. Hawes

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Douglas Erith Derry

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1874–1961
    • Remarks Anatomist and anthropologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Dows Dunham

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1890–1984
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator; Assistant Curator, Egyptian Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Duwy Mahmud Ahmed (Reis)

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1933-1935. Son of Mahmoud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyit' (Head Reis 1926-1933) and nephew of Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Head Reis 1908-1926).
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Author
    • 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.
  • Joseph Bonello

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Draftsman for the Harvard University--Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Mohammed Tammam

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Guard at Giza (from Quft).
  • Mrs. Noel F. Wheeler

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates British
  • Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1908–1926. In his "A History of the Giza Necropolis I," George A Reisner described Said Ahmed Said as "the most gifted foreman who ever worked for the expedition." Father of Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Head Reis 1936–1939), Mahmud Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Translator), Ahmed Said Ahmed [Diraz]. Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.
  • Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1899–
    • Remarks Thomas Richard Duncan Greenlees, born South Africa, Sivaratri, March 10, 1899. British subject with a Scottish father and an English mother. For a brief period during 1925 he was a staff member of Harvard University--Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, who later joined the Theosophist movement in India. Greenlees received his MA degree in 1922 from Oxford, where he studied Egyptian, Coptic and Arabic. April 2,1925, Greenlees appointed Assistant Curator of Egyptian Art at MFA.
  • W. A. Stewart

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Conservator who assisted with objects from G 7000 X, Hetepheres, at Harvard Camp, Giza.

Institutions 1