Another inscription recently discovered shows that the Sphinx existed in the time of Cheops.
They got as least as far as Thebes, and slept a night under the shade of King Cheops.
The first pyramid has been definitely attributed to Cheops or Khufu, and is situated at Gizeh.
There is an ambition, unburied, to be sure, but as dead as Cheops.
Its funeral crypt is cut out of the solid rock, and in it still stands the red granite sarcophagus of Cheops.
In the pyramid of Cheops the lining of the Grand Gallery is of granite.
Everything, however, must in this respect give way to the Grand Gallery in the pyramid of Cheops.
The ground on which the large one stands (the Cheops) is nearly level.
Herodotus refers to them as Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinos.
A little to the south-west is a second pyramid, nearly as large as that of Cheops.