Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Khufu (Cheops)



2551-2528 B.C.4th Dynasty

Cheops was the second king of the 4th Dynasty and was the builder of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Khufu was succeeded by Radjedef, his son by a lessor wife, whose reign was abruptly ended. He was succeeded by Khephren, Khufu's son by Queen Henutsen. A miniature statue of Khufu is on display at the Cairo Museum. This is the only likeness of him known to be in existence.

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Khufu by Marie Parsons

Herodotus on Khufu