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Finds 1203

Excavation Diary Pages 45

Maps & Plans 18

Drawings 6

Photos 1994

Published Documents 15

Unpublished Documents 74

Videos 6

People 6

Ancient People

  • Ireru[...] (in Menkaure Valley Temple)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Fragmentary lintel inscribed for Ireru[...], identified as [rx nswt] royal acquaintance; found in Menkaure Valley Temple, west doorway of III 377 (antechamber/vestibule), originally from above chapel entrance doorway or false door of unidentified tomb (appears to be late in date, perhaps from Pepi II).
  • Khnumwerkau Iku (in Menkaure Valley Temple)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Limestone statue of squatting man (1908 no. 25 = published no. 43 = Cairo JE 41978) inscribed for Khnumwerkau, [rn=f nfr] his good name Iku, identified as [smr watj Xrj-Hb smsw Hrj-sStA n xtmt-nTr Spss nswt jmj-r st xntjw-S(?) pr-aA] sole companion, senior lector-priest, secretary of the god's treasure, noble of the king, overseer of the department of palace attendants(?) of the Great House; found in Menkaure valley temple (MVT / corridor III-4). Possibly same individual as Werkauba Iku (G 2383).
  • 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.