Giza necropolis is situated on the Giza
plateau, at about 25 kilometers from the Cairo South West area.
This necropolis is the place of the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the
pyramid of Menkaure, the pyramid of Khafre, other small
satellite pyramids built for the pharaohs` wives and families,
numerous tombs and monuments. In the Sothern cemetery of Giza is
the Tomb of Senefrukaef which is a tomb-chapel that has scenes
of the tomb's owner and of his relatives as decorations. Inside
the tomb was found a sarcophagus from limestone and without any
inscriptions that now can be seen at the Cairo Museum. Among the
tombs from this cemetery is the one of an important royal
family member called Nefermaat known as the Son of the Sun.
His tomb is also a tomb-chapel with scenes from the agricultural
activity of those times, scenes with Nefermaat and his wife, or
scenes in which he appears surrounded by animals. In this
cemetery are tombs of others important kings such as: the tomb
of Yun-min, the tomb of Seshemnefer IV or the tomb of Debhen.
The largest Giza cemetery, the Western cemetery holds the tomb
of Neferbauptah, which has 5 chambers, a big courtyard with
pillar, a burial room with incomplete scenes. The tomb is very
complex and can be visited by people. Another tomb is the one of
Duaenre, open for the visitors after it was restored. The tomb
offers scenes with the deceased and of animals, of people
bringing him offerings, etc. The tombs of Iasen, of
Senedjemib-mehu, of Khnum-inty, of Akhetmehu, of Iymery or of
Senedjemib-inty are also situated in this cemetery. In the
Giza's Eastern cemetery are the tombs of Queen Meresankh III, of
Qar and the tomb of Idu. The tombs are very beautiful and have
complex decorations and scenes.