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  • Format
    Journal Article
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Year Published
    2008
  • Number of Pages
    6
  • Citation Text
    Eaton-Krauss, Marianne. "Embalming caches." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 94 (2008), pp. 288-293.

  • Author
    Marianne Eaton-Krauss
  • Individual - Modern
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Hans-Hubertus Münch
  • Publisher
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Individual - Ancient
    Hetepheres I (G 7000 X)
    Khufu
    Meresankh II (G 7410-7420)

Finds 1

People 6

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.
  • 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.
  • Meresankh II (G 7410-7420)

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Meresankh buried in G 7410.

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.
  • Hans-Hubertus Münch

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates
  • Marianne Eaton-Krauss

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Egyptologist at the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

Institutions 1