Manetho divided the rulers of Egypt into 30 (or sometimes 31) dynasties, beginning with the semi-mythical First Dynasty and extending to the conquest of Egypt by Alexander the Great.


Account of Cheops

Herodotus describes Cheops (also known as Khufu) and his building of the Great Pyramid in Book 2, Chapter 124-127 of “Histories”

Herodotus, the ancient Greek historian, wrote that Egyptian history spanned over 11,340 years before his own time. This assertion is found in his work Histories