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  • Format
    Exhibition Catalogue
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Year Published
    1999
  • Number of Pages
    6
  • Citation Text
    Grzymski, Krzysztof. "Royal Statuary." In Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, pp. 50-55.
  • Individual - Ancient
    Ankhnesmeryre
    Djedefre
    Djoser
    Khafre
    Khufu
    Menkaure
    Neferefre
    Niuserre
    Pepi I
    Pepi II
    Sahure
    Shepseskaf
    Snefru
    Userkaf
  • Individual - Modern
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Author
    Krzysztof Grzymski
  • Publisher
    Metropolitan Museum of Art

Finds 14

People 16

Ancient People

  • Ankhnesmeryre

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Queen of Dynasty 6 buried at Abydos.
  • Djedefre

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Third king of Dynasty 4. Son (?) of Khufu.
  • Djoser

    • Type Individual - Ancient
  • 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.
  • Neferefre

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 5. Horus name: [nfr-xaw] Neferkhau; other names: [nfr-f-ra] Neferefre.
  • Niuserre

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 5.
  • Pepi I

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Second king of Dynasty 6.
  • Pepi II

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Fourth king of Dynasty 6. Horus name: [nTr-xaw] Netjerkhau; other names: [nfr-kA-ra] Neferkare, [pjpj] Pepi
  • Sahure

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Second king of Dynasty 5. Horus name: [nbxaw] Nebkhau; other names: [sAHwra] Sahure
  • Shepseskaf

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Last king of Dynasty 4. Son of Menkaure. Horus name: [SpsXt] Shepseskhet.
  • Snefru

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

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks First king of Dynasty 5. Horus name: [jrjmAat] Irymaat.

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.
  • Krzysztof Grzymski

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates

Institutions 1