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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Cheops Originally Khu·fu (ko͞oˈfo͞oˌ) 2590-2567 B.C. Second king of the IV Dynasty of Egypt, renowned as the builder of the Great Pyramid at Giza.

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  • n. Egyptian Pharaoh of the 27th century BC who commissioned the Great Pyramid at Giza

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  • Khufu, also known as Cheops, is credited with building the Great Pyramid of Giza.

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  • The authority's head Mustafa Amin said in a statement Friday that the pyramid of Khufu, also known as Cheops, would be closed to visitors until Saturday morning for "necessary maintenance."

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  • The record was made by King Khufu, whom the Greeks called Cheops and who lived thirty centuries before our era.

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  • The authority's head Mustafa Amin said in a statement Friday that the pyramid of Khufu, also known as Cheops, would be closed until Saturday morning for "necessary maintenance."

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  • The Great Pyramid, the tomb of Pharaoh Khufu (also known as Cheops), is the only surviving monument of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

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  • Each participant takes turns lying in the empty sarcophagus of King Khufu, also known as Cheops, who reigned some 4,500 years ago.

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  • The scarab was at once named "Cheops," and treated with all the respect due to his ancient family traditions.

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  • Harcourt [10] states that the Arab boar-hound is "an eccentric hieroglyphic animal, such as Cheops once hunted with, somewhat resembling the rough

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  • The Great Pyramid is attributed erroneously to Khufu (Cheops) – with the other two being those of Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaura (Mycerinus).

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