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*Original paper documents for Appendix B: Cemetery 7000 are in archival boxes K11 and K13 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
  • Mentioned on page
    Tewfik Boulos (Effendi)
    Iynefer (G 7820)
    Khufu
    Nefretkau (G 7820)
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 7810

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7820

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 1

People 5

Ancient People

  • Iynefer (G 7820)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Husband of Princess Nefretkau (G 7820), possibly the daughter of Queen Meresankh II.
  • Khufu

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • Nefretkau (G 7820)

    • Type Mentioned on page

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.
  • Tewfik Boulos (Effendi)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Antiquities inspector. After 1924, Chief Inspector of the Department of Antiquities in Egypt.