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  • Format
    Article
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Year Published
    2002
  • Number of Pages
    12
  • Citation Text
    Flentye, Laurel. "The Development of Art in the Fourth Dynasty: The Eastern and GIS Cemeteries at Giza." In Mamdouh Eldmaty and Mai Trad, eds. Egyptian Museum Collections Around the World: Studies for the Centennial of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2002, pp. 385-396.
  • Editor
    M. Eldamaty
    M. Trad
  • Individual - Ancient
    Ankh-haf (G 7510)
    Henutsen (G I-c)
    Khafre
    Khufu
    Khufukhaf [I] (G 7130-7140)
    Menkaure
    Nefermaat (G 7060)
    Nefretka (in G 7130-7140)
    Nefretkau (G 7050)
    Nefretkau (G 7130-7140)
    Snefru
    Snefrukhaf (G 7070)
  • Publisher
    Supreme Council of Antiquities
  • Author
    Laurel Flentye, American
  • Individual - Modern
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962

Tombs and Monuments 4

Finds 3

People 17

Ancient People

  • Ankh-haf (G 7510)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 7510. Husband of Hetepheres.
  • Henutsen (G I-c)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of Khufu.
  • 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.
  • Khufukhaf [I] (G 7130-7140)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son of Khufu and probably Henutsen. He is buried in G 7140.
  • 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.
  • Nefermaat (G 7060)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son of Nefertkau.
  • Nefretka (in G 7130-7140)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Daughter of Khufukaf [I] (owner of G 7130-7140); appears as small girl behind her father on north inner jamb of chapel, identified as [sAt nswt]. Possibly also on south inner jamb, unlabeled.
  • Nefretkau (G 7050)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Probably Daughter of Snefru Probably Mother of Nefermaat (G 7060)
  • Nefretkau (G 7130-7140)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of Khafkhufu I. She is buried in G 7130.
  • Snefru

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks First king of Dynasty 4. Father of Khufu.
  • Snefrukhaf (G 7070)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son of Nefermaat and grandson of Nefertkaw

Modern People

  • 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.
  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Laurel Flentye

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American
  • M. Eldamaty

    • Type Editor
    • Nationality & Dates
  • M. Trad

    • Type Editor
    • Nationality & Dates

Institutions 1