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  • Format
    Article
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Year Published
    1985
  • Number of Pages
    19
  • Citation Text
    Hawass, Zahi. "The Khufu Statuette: Is it an Old Kingdom Sculpture?" In Paule Posener-Kriéger, ed. Mélanges Gamal Eddin Mokhtar, vol. I. Cairo: Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale, 1985, pp. 379-394.
  • Individual - Ancient
    Ahmose (G 9550)
    Hemiunu (G 4000)
    Henutsen (G I-c)
    Kawab (G 7110-7120)
    Khufu
    Khufukhaf [II] (G 7150)
    Menkaure
    Nakhtbasteru (G 9550)
    Niwehebre (Niwehebre)
    Pedesi (Pedesi)
    Tairi (Tairi)
    Tjery (Tjery)
  • Publisher
    Institut Français d'Archéolgie Orientale
  • Editor
    Paule Posener-Kriéger
  • Individual - Modern
    Sir William Flinders Petrie, British, 1853–1942
  • Author
    Zahi Hawass, Egyptian

Finds 7

People 15

Ancient People

  • Ahmose (G 9550)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Son of Queen Nakhtbasteru & King Amasis.
  • Hemiunu (G 4000)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 4000. Probable son of Nefermaat (owner of tomb at Meidum), probable grandson of Snefru. Architectural elements, including chapel entrance lintel (Hildesheim 2380) and door jamb (Hildesheim 2146), inscribed for Hemiunu, identified as [jrj-pat HAtj-a xtmw-bjtj] hereditary prince, count, sealer of the king of Lower Egypt; door jamb found in situ in G 4000. Seated statue (Hildesheim 1962) inscribed for Hemiunu, identified as [sA nswt n XT=f tAjtj sAb TAtj wr djw pr-DHwtj] king's son of his body, chief justice and vizier, greatest of the five of the House of Thoth; found in situ in G 4000 serdab behind north niche.
  • Henutsen (G I-c)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of Khufu.
  • Kawab (G 7110-7120)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of G 7120, along with Hetepheres [II] (original owner of G 7110). Son of Khufu and Meretites [I]. Appears in chapel relief in tomb of his daughter Meresankh III (owner of G 7530-7540), main room (east wall), identified as [jrj-pat sA nswt smsw n Xt=f Xrj-Hb Hrj-tp xrp jAwt nTrt aA dwAw] hereditary prince, king's eldest son of his body, chief lector-priest, director of divine offices, assistant of (the god) Duau; in situ in G 7530-7540). Also mentioned in tomb of his steward Khemetnu (owner of G 5210).
  • 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 [II] (G 7150)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
  • 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.
  • Nakhtbasteru (G 9550)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Wife of Pharaoh Amasis and mother of Ahmose (G 9550).
  • Niwehebre (Niwehebre)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Sarcophagus of deceased.
  • Pedesi (Pedesi)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
  • Tairi (Tairi)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
  • Tjery (Tjery)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Owner of Tjery (unnumbered Saite tomb). Appears numerous times in wall reliefs, identified as [jmj-r sAw-pr jmj-r Swt nSmwt] overseer of police, overseer of (animals with) feathers and scales; found in tomb of Tjery.

Modern People

  • Paule Posener-Kriéger

    • Type Editor
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head of the Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale.
  • Sir William Flinders Petrie

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1853–1942
    • Remarks Father of British Egyptology.
  • Zahi Hawass

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates Egyptian
    • Remarks Former Minister of State for Antiquities and Secretary General of Supreme Council of Antiquities

Institutions 1