grandegyptianmuseum: The Chapel of Queen Me…

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The Chapel of Queen Meresankh III

Meresankh III was the daughter of Hetepheres II and Prince Kawab and a granddaughter of the Egyptian pharaoh Khufu. She was the wife of King Khafre.

Her tomb was discovered by archaeologist George Reisner on April 23, 1927, with subsequent excavations undertaken by his team on behalf of Harvard University and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty, ca. 2613 to 2494 BC. Tomb G7530-5440, Giza. Photo: Sandro Vannini