National Geographic : 1988 Apr
Enigmas wrapped in mysteries, the royal ships of Khufu were astonishing fines. Given what little we know of the !'y Fourth t)ynasty ruler-seen here in his Gr, only known likeness-or of the religious 5y rites of his time, the purpose of the vessels , remains obscure. One of many such mod trr rr els from later dynasties, a funeral boat from a tomb at : arsha carries a mummy ready for burial. Was Khufu taken to hi.s pyramid in one of his ships in such a manner? And why were there two? SYA1'UE1TE ACTUAL TUZE'; AGAT MODEL 31 DL ADAM EPOM CALPO ML.D>EUM 5 t ,.. q",; ;qs ms's '.:,'