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  • Format
    Book
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Citation Text
    Quibell, A.A. The Pyramids of Giza. Cairo: C.M.S. Bookshop, undated.
  • Individual - Modern
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Richard William Howard Vyse, British, 1784–1853
  • Individual - Ancient
    Khafre
    Khufu
    Menkaure
  • Publisher
    The C.M.S. Bookshop
  • Author
    Annie Abernethie Quibell, British, 1862–1927

People 6

Ancient People

  • 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.
  • 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.

Modern People

  • Annie Abernethie Quibell

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1862–1927
    • Remarks née Pirie; Artist and archaeologist; wife of James Edward Quibell. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • 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.
  • Richard William Howard Vyse

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1784–1853
    • Remarks Army officer, excavator, author and benefactor; Drew up plans of Zawiet el-Aryan in 1837. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.

Institutions 1