The Pit Of The Khufu Ship, Giza, Egypt
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 29° 58.710 E 031° 08.143
36R E 320139 N 3317865
Quick Description: 1954 they found the pit where the ship was buried.
Location: Egypt
Date Posted: 12/31/2012 9:14:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMG15M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
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Long Description:
The Khufu ship is an intact full-size vessel from Ancient Egypt that was sealed into a pit in the Giza pyramid complex at the foot of the Great Pyramid of Giza around 2500 BC. The ship now is preserved in the Giza Solar boat museum. The ship was almost certainly built for Khufu (King Cheops), the second pharaoh of the Fourth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom of Egypt. Like other buried Ancient Egyptian ships, it was apparently part of the extensive grave goods intended for use in the afterlife, and contained no bodies, unlike northern European ship burials.
Type: Ruin

Fee: no fee for the ruin

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