What is a Pyramid?
A pyramid is a structure made by Egyptians to bury their Kings and Pharaohs and to pray to their gods and goddesses.
How did the Egyptians build the Pyramids?
The Egyptians built the pyramids by gathering giant blocks of limestone and placing it in a pyramid like shape.
Why is the pyramids shaped like a triangle?
The shape of the pyramids are shaped like a triangle, because they thought that it symbolized the sun's rays, maybe similar to burial grounds, and they thought it was a way up to heaven.
How many pyramids are their in Egypt?
There are about 280 pyramids in the Egyptian Desert.
What was buried with the Kings and why?
The things that were buried with the Kings are:
The gold was buried with the Pharoahs because they thought that that they would need it for the Land of the dead. The soldiers were buried with them to protect the Pharoahs if needed. The Pharoahs needed the Nobles, children, and builders because they would help the King get through the journey to the land of the dead. The boat is in there because the kings and Pharoahs can use it in the Underworld.
Was the King's wife buried with him?
No, the Queens were not buried with the Kings or Pharoahs because the Queens had her own temple. Her temple was smaller than the Kings or Pharoahs tomb. Sometimes the wives were buried with them.