The term Sphinx comes from the Greek. The Greeks called it a monster that terrorized the whole area. Here the figure is female, that's why it's called "the sphinx". The sphinx figure in front of the Chephren pyramid...

The Pyramid Its base length is 102 x 104 m, the inclination is 51 degrees, and it has a height of 65 m. The Pharaoh died after about 26 years of government, and so the building was not properly completed. His successor,...

The Pyramid The pharaoh had his pyramid built next to his father's. Built on a slightly higher plateau, it looks bigger than the Pyramid of Cheops. In order for the foundation to become level, it was necessary...

Cheops (Egyptian Chufu) followed around 2551 BC. His father Snofru. The Pyramid The new pharaoh (2551-2528 BC) chose the plateau of Gise for his pyramid, 40 km north of Dahshur. The pyramid he called "Achet Chufu"...