4th Dynasty but I am still in 1st.
Background and Personality
Khufu is best known as the builder of the Great Pyramid of Giza. There was an empty sarcophagus in the King's Chamber of the Great Pyramid and no evidence that the pyramid was ever used for an actual burial. However, no other burial site has been discovered and his mummy has never been found.
There are a number of satellite burials around the Great Pyramid, including that of his mother, Hetepheres, and two of his wives. There are also a series of mastabas belonging to some of his sons and their wives in the vicinity. Beside the Greta Pyramid, two large "boat pits" containing huge cedar ships were discovered.
Despite the size of the pyramid built by Khufu, only one tiny ivory sculpture has been definitively confirmed as depicting him. His master builder, Hemon, left a larger statue behind! A large granite head has also been found, but although its features resemble those of Khufu some experts argue that it may represent Huni of the third dynasty instead. There is also a fragment of a small limestone head which may represent Khufu wearing the white crown of Upper Egypt
- Hetepheres I
- Heterpheres II
- amerernebty I
- Meresankh II
- Lynefer II
- Nefermaat II
Artifcats and Discoveries of Khufus Rule
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