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*Original paper documents for Chapter 9 are in archival boxes K01 and K02 in the Egyptian Section archives of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date
    about 1934–1942
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Mentioned on page
    Henry Frederick Lutz, American, 1886–1973
    Keki (in G 1037-Addition)
    Khafre
    Mernefretnisut (in G 1037-Addition)

Tombs and Monuments 3

Photos 6

People 5

Ancient People

  • Keki (in G 1037-Addition)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son of Mesdjer. Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19821) inscribed for Mesdjer and his wife Mernefretnisut, dedicated by his son Keki, identified as [jmj-r pr] steward; found in situ at north end of east face of G 1037-Addition (southern addition containing pits D and E).
  • Khafre

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Fourth king of Dynasty 4. Son of Khufu. Builder of the Second Pyramid at Giza and probably of the Great Sphinx as well. Known two thousand years later by the Greeks as King Khephren. A number of diorite and greywacke statues and statue fragments depicting the king have been discovered in Khafre's valley temple, including Cairo CG 9-17. The fragmentary head of an alabaster royal statue (MFA 21.351 + MFA 33.1113) is attributed to Khafre.
  • Mernefretnisut (in G 1037-Addition)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Wife ([Hmt=f] his wife) of Mesdjer. Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19821), inscribed for Mesdjer and his wife Mernefretnisut (dedicated by son Keki), identified as [mjtrt] mitret; found in situ at north end of east face of G 1037-Addition (southern addition containing pits D and E).

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Author
    • 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.
  • Henry Frederick Lutz

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1886–1973