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  • Format
    Booklet
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Number of Pages
    14
  • Citation Text
    No author. The Tomb of Queen Hetep-heres. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, no date.
  • Individual - Ancient
    Hetepheres I (G 7000 X)
    Huni
    Khufu
    Snefru
  • Publisher
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Individual - Modern
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Finds 11

People 5

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.
  • Huni

    • Type Individual - Ancient
    • Remarks Last king of Dynasty 3. Possibly father of Hetepheres I.
  • 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.
  • Snefru

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

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.

Institutions 1