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Pyramid of Khentkawes

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 28, 2018 10:56 AM History
Khentkawes I was a queen of the 4th dynasty of ancient Egypt. She may have been a daughter of the pharaoh Menkaure, and the wife of both kings Shepseskaf and Userkaf. Her tomb at Giza – LG100 – is located close to Menkaure's pyramid complex.

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, 'Pyramid of Khentkawes: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 09 August 2020]

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