The Pyramid of Menkaure (Mycerinus)

Menkaure apparently intended for his pyramid on Giza Plateau to be the last of that specific area of the Memphite necropolises, which it is, as well as being the smallest. The valley temple lies at the mouth of the main wadi, closing what had been the principal conduit for construction materials brought to Giza for three generations. Named "Menkaure is Divine", the pyramid was thought by some Greeks, according to Herodotus, to belong to the Greek hertaera Rhodopis. Manetho thought that it belonged to Psamtik I's beautiful daughter, Nitokris.

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