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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.

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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 <> [accessed: 27 November 2020]

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