[ kaf-rey, kahf- ]
/ ˈkæf reɪ, ˈkɑf- /
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Chephren, flourished late 26th century b.c., Egyptian king of the fourth dynasty (son of Cheops): builder of second pyramid at El Giza.
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In the 1960s, a team led by physicist Luis Alvarez hunted for hidden chambers in Khafre’s pyramid in Giza.Muons reveal the inner worlds of pyramids, volcanoes and more|Emily Conover|May 26, 2022|Science News For Students
British Dictionary definitions for Khafre
/ (ˈkæfreɪ, ˈkɑːfreɪ) /
Greek name Chephren. king of Egypt (c. 2550 bc) of the 4th dynasty. He built the second pyramid and is thought to have built the Sphinx at Giza
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