Great Pyramid of Giza from south showing the solar boat museum. The solar boats of ancient Egyptians were large ships that were made out of cedar wood. They were used in religious rituals during Pharaonic times. The solar boats were used as a symbol of the journey of the god Ra, the god of the […]

The Great Pyramid of Khufu His name means “he protects me” He is also known in history by the Greek name Cheops. He was the successor of his father King Senefru and his mother was queen Hetepheres. He married queen Henutsen (the mother of King Khaefre) He was the 2nd king during the 4th dynasty, […]

king Menkaure: He was the 5th king during the 4th dynasty. His name means “The established one of the ka (soul) of Ra” He was the successor of his father King Khaefre and son of queen Khamaerernebty I. He married his sister queen Khamaerernebty II and his half-sister queen Rekhetre. Menkaure had 3 sons and 2 […]

  Even with all of the pictures that you will see of the pyramid of Khaefre  nothing can really prepare you for the time that you finally see the pyramid with your eyes. His name means “appearing like Re” He is also known in history by the Greek name Chephren. He was the successor of […]

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