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Details

  • Tomb Owner
    Menkaure
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Other No
    Mycerinus Quarry
  • Alternate Reisner No
    MQ
    Menkaure Quarry Cemetery
  • PorterMoss Date
    Dynasty 4
  • Remarks
    Menkaure Quarry and Menkaure Quarry Cemetery are treated as different names for the same site.

Finds 1

Excavation Diary Pages 22

Maps & Plans 1

Drawings 1

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 9

Full Bibliography

  • Flentye, Laurel. "The Mastaba of Meresankh III (G 7530/7540) in the Eastern Cemetery at Giza: An Archaeological and Art Historical Analysis." Bulletin of the Egyptian Museum 3 (2006), p. 72.

    Lehner, Mark. "Giza. A Contextual Approach to the Pyramids." Archiv für Orientforschung 32 (1985), p. 154.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. "Excavating the Old Kingdom. The Giza Necropolis and Other Mastaba Fields." In Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, p. 145.

    Reisner, George A., and Clarence S. Fisher. "Preliminary Report on the Work of the Harvard-Boston Expedition in 1911-13." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Egypte 13 (1914), pp. 251-252, pl. 12.

Photos 51

People 2

Ancient People

  • Menkaure

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • 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

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Excavator
    • 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.