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Meydum, pyramid

King Snefru built three pyramids. The pyramid at Meydum was the first of the three buildings. In older literature king Huni of the Third Dynasty is often named as the owner of the pyramids. However, the name of king Huni has never been found at Meydum. The name of king Snefru is found in some of the mastabas in Meydum (Petrie 1892: pl. XIX) and Snefru was at least by some graffiti in the New Kingdom (about 1550-1069 BC) identified as owner of the pyramid.



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