Sneferu

Statue of King Sneferu

Statue of King Sneferu

In this statue, King Sneferu, the founder of the 4th Dynasty, can be seen wearing the White Hedjet Crown of Upper Egypt, and a collar around his neck. He wears a short kilt, which is carved in detail and tied by a belt. The cartouche of king Senferu can be seen at the center of...

Relief of King Sneferu in Sinai

Relief of King Sneferu in Sinai

The relief tells us of king Snefru’s victory over the Bedouins, a military move that was also common since the times of king Sanakht and which secured the mines for turquoise and copper in Wadi Nash and Wadi Maghareh, west Sinai. This relief, made of sandstone, shows Sneferu on a large scale, smiting an enemy...