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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 K14 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    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts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
    Hermann Junker, German, 1877–1962
    Inti (in Mastaba X)
    Isesi
    Khafre
    Menkauhor
    Menkaure
    Niuserre
    Sekhemka (Mastaba IX)
    Unas
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 4

Photos 1

People 10

Ancient People

  • Inti (in Mastaba X)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Name appears in intrusive inscription, identified as [rxt nswt] royal acquaintance; on block in east face of Mastaba X.
  • Isesi

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 5. Horus name: [Dd-xaw] Djedkhau; other names: [Dd-kA-ra] Djedkare, [jssj] Isesi
  • 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.
  • Menkauhor

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 5.
  • 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.
  • Niuserre

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 5.
  • Sekhemka (Mastaba IX)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Owner of Mastaba IX. Lower portion of seated statue (Hildesheim 3262) inscribed for Sekhemka, identified as [Xrj-tp nswt sAb aD-mr Hm-kA mAat] royal chamberlain, judge and administrator, priest of Maat; found in Mastaba IX south exterior chapel. Also appears in chapel relief (name not preserved in most instances); in situ in Mastaba IX interior chapel.
  • Unas

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Last king of Dynasty 5. Horus name: [wAD-tAwj]; other names: [wnjs] Unis

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.
  • Hermann Junker

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates German, 1877–1962
    • Remarks Egyptologist, Director of German-Austrian expedition to Giza, 1911–1929. Published 12 volumes of final excavation reports from Giza expedition. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.