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Khufu Queen's Pyramid

Details

  • Excavator
    (Karl) Richard Lepsius, German, 1810–1884
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Alternate Reisner No
    Khufu Queen's Pyramid b Temple
    G I-b chapel
  • Lepsius No
    L.VI
    Lepsius VI
  • Reisner Date
    Dynasty 4
  • Remarks
    Queen's Pyramid G I-b is off east side of Khufu Pyramid and south of G I-a. Its temple is off the east side of G I-b. Twice Reisner's field notes call this a chapel rather than a temple.

Excavation Diary Pages 7

Maps & Plans 5

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Porter, Bertha, and Rosalind L.B. Moss. Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings 3: Memphis (Abû Rawâsh to Dahshûr). Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1931. 2nd edition. 3: Memphis, Part 1 (Abû Rawâsh to Abûsîr), revised and augmented by Jaromír Málek. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1974, p. 16.

Photos 2

People 2

Modern People

  • (Karl) Richard Lepsius

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1810–1884
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • 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.