Cheops, 3 Definition(s)
The 4th Dynasty pharaoh Khufu (Cheops) built the largest pyramid in Giza in 2600 BC; it towers 480 feet into the air and its base covers 13 acres.
Khufu, 2589 - 2566 BCE; King Khufu, who is also known by the Greek name "Cheops," ruled from 2551 - 2528 B.C.E. His pyramid contains over 2,300,000 blocks of stone with an average weight of 2.5 tons each. The total weight would have been 6,000,000 tons and a height of 482 feet (equivalent to a 50-story modern building).
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