Major Accomplishments Of Pharaoh Khufu : The Pyramid Builder

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Pharaoh Khufu Nickname: The Pyramid Builder Ruled: 2551 to 2528 B.C.E Ruled During: Old Kingdom Major Accomplishments: He helped established the pharaoh as a central authority and the Great Pyramid of Giza. The Great Pyramid of Giza took 20 years to build, it was made with more than 2 million stone blocks, and the king’s chamber had six different roofs.Building the Great Pyramid was an amazing feat. No one knows exactly how the Egyptians did it.Khufu had strict control of the building project. He organized and fed thousands of workers. The finished pyramid was a stunning monument to the Egyptians. Also he declared himself as a god. Life: Not much is known about Khufu. Some stories describe Pharaoh Khufu as a cruel, harsh ruler. Others say that he was powerful, but nice. III.PHARAOH HATSHEPSUT Nickname: Promoter of Egyptian Trade Ruled:1473 to 1458 Ruled During: The New Kingdom Major Accomplishments: Hatshepsut was the first female pharaoh in Egypt. She was one of the Woman pharaohs of Egypt being a god to the people and also declaring the same respect as a man Pharaoh. Hatshepsut left behind a stunning monument to her reign—a great temple at Dayr al-Bahri (deer ahl-BAH-ray). The main part of the temple was built into a cliff above the Nile River. At the entrance were two tall, thin monuments called obelisks. The entrance was also graced by 200 sphinx statues. The sphinx is a mythical creature with the

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