Name

Cheops

Career

Public life

Occupation 1

Pharoah of Egypt

Identifier

Buried with boat in 2500 BC

Region

Middle East

Era

Ancient/Medieval (to 1350)

Born

2551

Died

2528

Text

Egyptian king of the 4th Dynasty and builder of Great Pyramid of Giza, near where what is thought to be his funeral boat was discovered in 1954. It is the oldest surviving watercraft.

Related Images

external image head0_cheops_0000.jpg
Image Id: 177

Related Vessels

Cheops Boat (2500 BC),

Related Water Bodies

Nile River,

Record ID: 15