2500 - 2401 BC

Pieces of art and objects of historic interest for the period 2500 BC - 2401 BC

are listed in this section.

These Cheops," said the Egyptians, "reigned fifty years, and after his death succeeded

 him as king, his brother Chephren, who, they said, behaved in all things like himself, and

in particular, he also built a pyramid [...] Chephren, according to the priests, reigned

fifty-six years, and thus numbered a hundred and six years during which complete misery

would have overwhelmed the Egyptians, and during all this time the sanctuaries, which

had been closed, would not have been open."

Herodotus on Chephren
2500 - 2401 BC

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