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The characters following the ‘Khufu’ cartouche, in transcription smrw, roughly “semeru”, mean (something like) ‘companions (of)’; crew names of this form are known for other pharaohs, including Menkaure; the title is one otherwise given to courtiers.

This is how it would look if transcribed into more formal hieroglyphs:



I’d like to see this ‘(regnal) year 17’ graffito at Giza: as far as I know, it’s at Dashur, and was misattributed to Giza through a misreading of Lepsius, Denkmaeler.

M.



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great question 428 PB Bytes 30-Mar-11 16:36
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It does sound like Graham has retreated his position, 548 PB Bytes 31-Mar-11 04:20
Re: It does sound like Graham has retreated his position, 491 Martin Stower 31-Mar-11 17:58
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Re: Question for Graham re 'Quarry Marks' in the relieving chambers 425 Archae Solenhofen 01-Apr-11 03:33
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