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Unpublished manuscript transcription: begin page 14

No. 13

Footnote

On the lists of Sakkarah and Abydos, the order of these three kings is Khufu, Dedfra X Kephra (Gauthier, "Le livre des rois d'Egypte" in Memoirs de l'Institut francais du Caire, Vol. XVII (1908) p.83)
Dedefra is now known, apart from the present example, through eight other inscriptions:
1. Fragment of a cartouche found by Prof. Petrie at Abu Roash.
2. Royal list at Sakkarah (Vth Dynasty).
3. Do. at Abydos (Sety I)
4. Stele No. 29, Louvre, from Serapeum at Sakkarah (34th year of Darius)
5. Bronze cylinder in the Poignon Collection (cf. Petrie, History, I, p.63)
6. Sceptre of a priest of Dedefra. Found at Giza by Prof. Petrie (cf. Petrie, History, I, p.63)
7. In an estate name from Sakkarah (Rouge. E. De Rech., pp.53-54)
8. In an estate name in tomb of Ptah-hotep at Sakkarah (Davies, Ptahhotep, II, pls. XIII and XV.

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Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Unpublished manuscripts
  • Department
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Credit Line
    University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
  • Mentioned on page
    Henri Gauthier, French, 1877–1950
    Sir William Flinders Petrie, British, 1853–1942
    Djedefre
    Khafre
    Khufu
  • Author
    Clarence Stanley Fisher, American, 1876–1941

Published Documents 1

Photos 1

People 6

Ancient People

  • Djedefre

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Remarks Third king of Dynasty 4. Son (?) of Khufu.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Modern People

  • Clarence Stanley Fisher

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1876–1941
    • Remarks Archaeologist and architect. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Henri Gauthier

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates French, 1877–1950
    • Remarks Egyptologist. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.
  • Sir William Flinders Petrie

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates British, 1853–1942
    • Remarks Father of British Egyptology.