Chephren (Khafre) Pyramid in Giza

Khafre is the builder of the second largest pyramid at Giza Plateau. The pyramid was built on a square ground plan of 215m, rising to a height of 143.5m at an angle of 53´10º. The simplicity of the chamber passage system may reflect the builder's .....Mas

The Sarcophagus of Chephren

Belzoni, having rediscovered the entrance to the upper passage, made his way into the chamber that comprises the sarcophagus in 1818, he found that most probably he was not the first to enter since post-Pharaonic times. In the sarcophagus, bones of a .....Mas

The Causeway of Chephren Pyramid

The Causeway of Chephren Pyramid was constructed on the edge of the Plateau, which crossed the depression obliquely from south east to north west, in order to avoid the other buildings constructed in the vicinity of the pyramid .The Causeway was cons .....Mas

The Mortuary Temple of Chephren Pyramid

The Mortuary Temple of Chephren, now reduced into ruins, is situated to the east side of his pyramid. The temple was a low rectangular building that measured about 370 feet in length and 160 feet in width. It was built of local stone and it walls wer .....Mas

The Valley Temple of Chephren Pyramid

Just in front of the Sphinx, lies the debris of the small Valley Temple of Chephren Pyramid excavated by Selim Bey Hassan in 1936. It had slightly better walls. From the temple's inner walls, it is clear that it was built from coarse local limestone .....Mas