Visual Timeline: Great Pyramid of Giza

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2670 BCE: The vizier Imhotep designs The Step Pyramid for King Djoser at Saqqara.
 
2613 BCE - 2589 BCE: King Sneferu experiments with pyramid building; creates first true pyramid in Egypt.
 
2589 BCE - 2566 BCE: Reign of King Khufu of Egypt during which the Great Pyramid of Giza is built.
 
2558 BCE - 2532 BCE: Reign of King Khafre in Egypt; second pyramid complex at Giza completed.
 
2532 BCE - 2503 BCE: Reign of King Menkaure in Egypt; third pyramid and complex begun. .
 
 
 
 
 
 
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