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  • Format
    Journal Article
  • Language
    ENGLISH
  • Year Published
    1990
  • Number of Pages
    5
  • Citation Text
    Callender, Gae. "Queen Hetepheres I." Bulletin of the Australian Centre for Egyptology 1 (1990), pp. 25-29.
  • Individual - Ancient
    Hetepheres I (G 7000 X)
    Khufu
    Snefru
  • Author
    Vivienne Gae Callender
  • Publisher
    Australian Centre for Egyptology
  • Individual - Modern
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
    Mark Lehner, American
    Peter Jánosi, Austrian

Tombs and Monuments 1

People 7

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.
  • 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.
  • Mark Lehner

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

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates Austrian
  • Vivienne Gae Callender

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates

Institutions 1