Third Pyramid

The Pyramid of Menkaure is the smallest of the three main Pyramids of , located on the Giza Plateau in the southwestern outskirts of , . It is thought to have been built to serve as the tomb of the Fourth Dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Menkaure.

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The Pyramid of Khafre or of Chephren is the second-tallest and second-largest of the Ancient Egyptian and the tomb of the Fourth-Dynasty pharaoh Khafre, who ruled from c. 2558 to 2532 BC. is situated 450 metres northeast of Third Pyramid. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the bordering present-day in , . is situated 1 km northeast of Third Pyramid. Photo: Nina, CC BY 2.5.

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, also called the Giza Necropolis, is the site on the Giza Plateau… is situated 760 metres northeast of Third Pyramid. Photo: Maveric149, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Pyramid complex of Khentkaus I or Step tomb of Khentkaus I is a Fourth Dynasty two-stepped tomb built for the Queen Mother Khentkaus I in Giza. is situated 700 metres east of Third Pyramid. Photo: Wikimedia, Copyrighted free use.

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The , commonly referred to as the Sphinx of Giza or just the Sphinx, is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: HoremWeb, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a markaz in Giza Governorate nearby Plateau, . is situated 7 km north of Third Pyramid.

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