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Great Pyramids of Giza

Inside View from The Great Pyramid of Giza , also called Khufu's Pyramid or the Pyramid of Khufu, and Pyramid of Cheops, Cairo, Egypt

Egypt's Old Kingdom, Clasped hand of the official Khudu-Khaf, detail from tomb in cemetery East of Khufu's pyramid, Giza, Egypt

How Pyramids Work

HowStuffWorks "The Great Pyramid of Khufu". It's presumed Khufu was buried in the King's Chamber, but no one really knows for sure.


Giza (Egypt), 4th dynasty. Mykerinos pyramid (c. 2500 BC.), left, Khafra pyramid (c. 2520–2494 BC.), middle, Khufu pyramid (c. 2551–2528 BC.), right.


The Great Pyramid (Pyramid of Khufu) was built as a tomb for the 4th dynasty Pharaoh Khufu and is thought to have been begun in 2584BC.