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05/11/1867 Famous Egyptologist

American archaeologist George Andrew Reisner was born. He discovered the tomb of Queen Hetepheres, mother of King Khufu (also known as Cheops), builder of the Great pyramid. Later Reisner found tomb chapel of Queen Meresankh III, Khufu’s granddaughter. Reisner was also football coach at Purdue University.

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