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Pyramid of Khafre

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 12:52 PM History
The Pyramid of Khafre is the second-largest of the ancient Egyptian Pyramids at Giza and served as the tomb of the pharaoh Khafre (Chefren), of the Fourth Dynasty of ancient Egypt.

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.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/866839043

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Built during the Fourth Dynasty ca. 2570 B.C., the Pyramid of Khafre now stands to a height of 136.4 meters and measures 215.28 meters (411 cubits) at the base. The original height is estimated at 143.5 meters (274 cubits).


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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Pyramid of Khafre: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/866839043> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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