Pyramids

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18. Who built the pyramids and why?

Then who built the pyramids? It was the Egyptians who built the pyramids. The Great Pyramid is dated with all the evidence, I'm telling you now to 4,600 years, the reign of Khufu. The Great Pyramid of Khufu is one of 104 pyramids in Egypt with superstructure.

19. Who built the Sphinx?

Khafre
Most scholars date the Great Sphinx to the 4th dynasty and affix ownership to Khafre. However, some believe that it was built by Khafre's older brother Redjedef (Djedefre) to commemorate their father, Khufu, whose pyramid at Giza is known as the Great Pyramid.

20. Who designed the pyramids?

Around 2780 BCE, King Djoser's architect, Imhotep, built the first pyramid by placing six mastabas, each smaller than the one beneath, in a stack to form a pyramid rising in steps. This Step Pyramid stands on the west bank of the Nile River at Sakkara near Memphis.

21. Why are pyramids so special?

The Egyptians built the pyramids as tombs for their kings, or pharaohs. Egyptian beliefs held that when the pharaoh died, his spirit remained vital in the afterlife. ... In addition to the pharoah's body, the pyramids contained food, furniture and other items the pharaoh would need in the afterlife.

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