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Khufu's ship

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 29, 2018 12:09 PM History
The sealed burial pit adjacent to the Great Pyramid contained a remarkably well preserved Old Kingdom ship that has been interpreted as the solar barge of the pharaoh Khufu.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Khufu's ship: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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