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*The original, paper version of this page in “Chapter 15: Chronological Order of Finished Mastabas in the Giza Necropolis” can be found in archival box K15 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Ikhetneb (G 1206)
    Khafre
    Menkaure
    Senenu (in G 1206)
    Shepseskaf

Tombs and Monuments 11

  • G 1206

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1207

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1404

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1406

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1407

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1412

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1451

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 1457

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2100

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2210

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Photos 1

People 6

Ancient People

  • Ikhetneb (G 1206)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of G 1206. Father (?) of Senenu and grandfather (?) of Akhethetep. Chapel entrance drum lintel inscribed for Ikhetneb, identified as [rx nswt sHD wabw] royal acquaintance, inspector of wab-priests; also graffito on west wall of undecorated chapel; in situ in G 1206.
  • 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.
  • Menkaure

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • 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.
  • Senenu (in G 1206)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Son (?) of Ikhetneb (owner of G 1206). Limestone offering basin (Hearst 6-19752) inscribed for Senenu (dedicated by his son Akhethetep), identified as [rx nswt sHD wabw xrp jmjw sA aD-mr grgt Hm-nTr xwfw] royal acquaintance, inspector of wab-priests, director of members of a phyle, administrator of a settlement, priest of Khufu; found in situ in front of entrance to G 1206 offering chamber-serdab. Uninscribed limestone standing pair statue (Hearst 6-19775) attributed to Senenu and his wife (unnamed); found in G 1206 offering chamber-serdab.
  • Shepseskaf

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Last king of Dynasty 4. Son of Menkaure. Horus name: [SpsXt] Shepseskhet.

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.