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  • Format
    Article
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Year Published
    1998
  • Number of Pages
    14
  • Citation Text
    Hawass, Zahi. "Pyramid Construction. New Evidence Discovered at Giza." In Heike Guksch and Daniel Polz, eds. Stationen. Beiträge zur Kulturgeschichte Ägyptens Rainer Stadelmann gewidmet, Mainz: Philipp von Zabern, 1998, pp. 53-62.
  • Individual - Ancient
    Henutsen (G I-c)
    Khafre
    Khufu
    Menkaure
  • Author
    Zahi Hawass, Egyptian
  • Publisher
    Verlag Philipp Von Zabern
  • Editor
    Daniel Polz
    Heike Guksch
  • Individual - Modern
    Mark Lehner, American
    Rainer Stadelmann, German

People 9

Ancient People

  • 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.
  • 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

  • Daniel Polz

    • Type Editor
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Heike Guksch

    • Type Editor
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Mark Lehner

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

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates German
    • Remarks Egyptologist
  • Zahi Hawass

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

Institutions 1