Called Khu-fu by the Egyptians, this king, whose capital was at Memphis, is identified as one of the rulers of the Fourth Dynasty (2900-2877 B.C.). According to Herodotus, who gave him the name Cheops, he employed 100,000 men for 20 years in building the largest of the pyramids. It was a sight to behold in antiquity and is

Still a Wonder

Cheops' Great Pyramid,
Tomb of the pharaoh, in
Giza still stands;
Tourists who flock to see
Marvels of mankind still
Blink in the sands.

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