Who am I- Jacob and Tyree

Who am I

Have u ever wondered what it's like in side a pyrimid, i no.I make the pyrimids and I make the places were the queens and kings and pharaoh go.I plan how to build it
I make all the stones and put them on the pyrimid.

Why did the Ancient Egyptians build pyramids?


external image phar.jpgThe Egyptians believed that if the pharaoh's body could be mummified after death the pharaoh would live forever. The tombs were designed to protect the buried Pharaoh's body and his belongings.

Where were they built?

Most of the pyramids can be found on the western side of the Nile River, just into the dry desert.

How does the dry desert help?

The dry desert heat worked to keep the Pharaohs's body and his belongings from decomposing and rotting away.

Why did they build pyramids next to the Nile?

The reason they built the pyramids next to the Nile River was so it would be easier to get the blocks to the pyramid. The stones could be brought nearer to the pyramid building site by boat.

What was is the name of the most famous pyramid?

The Great Pyramid is the largest and most famous of the pyramids. It was built for the Pharaoh Khufu. It is over 140 metres high and took 20 years to build.

Who guards the pyramids?

The Sphinx stands in front of all the pyramids in Giza. It has the body of a lion and the head of a pharaoh.

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Fun Facts


THEN AND NOW


Pyramids were important in Egyptian culture because they believed that there was an afterlife. The pyramids were places where pharaohs and queens were placed so that they could easily get to the afterlife. Today only some people believe in an afterlife. Today we bury people in graveyards. The president would get buried in Arlington National Cemetery instead of a pyramid.