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  • Format
    Bulletin
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Year Published
    1955
  • Number of Pages
    1
  • Citation Text
    Smith, William Stevenson, and George A. Reisner."The Tomb of Hetep-heres, The Mother of Cheops [publication notice]" Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 53, No. 293 (Summer 1955), p. 68.
  • Publisher
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    William Stevenson Smith, American, 1907–1969
  • Individual - Ancient
    Hetepheres I (G 7000 X)
  • Individual - Modern
    Dows Dunham, American, 1890–1984

Tombs and Monuments 1

People 4

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.

Modern People

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • William Stevenson Smith

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1907–1969
    • Remarks Egyptologist; Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1