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(Biography) the original name of Cheops


(ˈki ɒps)

fl. early 26th century B.C., king of Egypt: builder of the great pyramid at Giza. Also called Khufu.
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Noun1.Khufu - Egyptian Pharaoh of the 27th century BC who commissioned the Great Pyramid at Giza
Pharaoh, Pharaoh of Egypt - the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
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Then it was time to head south to Cairo , or rather to Giza on the outskirts of the capital city to see the Great Pyramid, the largest surviving pyramid and funerary monument of pharoah Khufu (Cheops).
Author Elizabeth Mann does a great job of setting the stage in each of these books, showing the reader not just how Pharoah Khufu's Great Pyramid, the Great Wall of China, the Panama Canal, and the Roman Colosseum were built, but why.