his first son, Khufu. Khufu ruled from 2589-2528
B.C. While he ruled, he decided to build a great
structureto honor him after his death.When it was
finished, it would have covered 7 city blocks. While
Khufu ruled, he had a son named Khafre. Khafre
was also known as Rakhaef or Chepren. Once
became king, he decided to fallow in his father?s
footsteps. His pyramid was made from 2520-2494.
He built the second largest pyramid in Giza and the
world. About twenty years before he died, he had
a son. He named him Menkaure. Menkaure was also
known as Mecerinus. He is Khufu?s son and Khafre?s
grandson. He was the king of the smallest pyramids
of Giza. Many artifacts and valuable treasures
have been found in the pyramids and all of them
and are over 4000 years old.