Hardjedef

(fl. 2570 BC)
   Son of Khufuof Dynasty 4. During later times, he was regarded as the author of a text of wisdom literature, and he was named among the princes in the literary tale of the Westcar Papyrus. An isolated later text in the Wadi Hammamat writes his name in a royal cartouche. In later legend, he was credited with the discovery of the text of the Book of the Dead.
   See also Bauefre; Djedefre; Kawab; Khafre.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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