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King Khufu

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Ian Oller

on 27 November 2013

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King Khufu
The Royal Family
Khufu`s mother was Hetepheres I,
Khufu`s reign was for 23 years, and he ruled in Giza
Accomplishments and Failures
King Khufu`s full name was Khnun-Khuwy, which means "The God."
Have Archaeologists Found His Tomb
King Khufu`s tomb was made of large blocks of red granite.

Upper Class
Family Tree
Khufu`s father was Sneferu, he built 3 pyramids, the Bent Pyramid, the Red Pyramid, and the Broken Pyramid. He was a pharaoh.
In her tomb they found the queen’s carrying chair, gold-cased furniture, gold toiletries, pottery, linen, and silver bracelets.
He married 2 women, Meritites l and Henutsens.
Rule Of Khufu
Daughters of Khufu
Hetepheres II
Meresankh II
Khamerernebty I
Sons of Khufu
Crown Prince Kawab
Djedefre (successor of Khufu)
Khafre (successor of Djedefre)
Khufukhaef I
Map of Giza
Map of Egypt
The Egyptian pharaoh King Khufu built the Great Pyramid at Giza, it took about 20 years to build. Other than this, not much is known about his accomplishments. The pyramid took 23 years to complete.

He was a ruthless and cruel leader.
His greek name was Cheops
He Built the "Great Pyramid Giza."
He was the first to build a pryamid at Giza.
This chamber, which lies 95 meters below the apex of the pyramid, is a remarkable space in which to stand and some visitors come from points far and near to meditate here.
Apex: The tip of the top.
Birthday And Death
Death: We don`t how he died, but we know that he died around 2566 BC, and the pyramid he was buried in, use to be the largest man-made structure on the Earth.
King Khufu was born on 2620 BC
He reigned Egypt for 63 years from 2589 to 2566 BC.
Primary Source
I learned what he accomplished (The Great Giza)
The Great Pyramid: The story of the farmers, the god-king and the most astonding structure ever built (Wonders of the World Book)

1: What was Khufu`s greek name?
2: What was the name of the Pyramid he was buried in?
3: What was his tomb made of?
4: What was his fathers name, and was he a pharaoh?
5: Where did Khufu rule?
My presentation is about King Khufu, he is a pretty well know and strict leader. He built a pyramid, had 2 wives and many children. He ruled in the Old Kingdom, 4th Dynasty.
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