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  • Format
    Journal Article
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Year Published
    1989
  • Number of Pages
    5
  • Citation Text
    Edwards, I.E.S. "Review of 'The Pyramid Tomb of Hetep-heres and the Satellite Pyramid of Khufu'." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 75 (1989), pp. 261-265.
  • Individual - Modern
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Mark Lehner, American
  • Author
    Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards
  • Individual - Ancient
    Hetepheres I (G 7000 X)
  • Publisher
    Egypt Exploration Society

Tombs and Monuments 8

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

  • 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.
  • Iorwerth Eiddon Stephen Edwards

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Mark Lehner

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates American
    • Remarks Director of Ancient Egypt Research Associates (AERA) and Giza Plateau Mapping Project (GPMP).

Institutions 1