Do pyramids really have booby traps?
To protect their pharaohs when their 'souls' were travelling to heaven. Or to protect their jewels. They were used and/or. (and/or meaning they protected either pharaohs and jewels or one or the other...) :-£ Hope I helped! The bricks were HUGE and i mean it they were really clever they even put booby traps in them.
For your locker, just make the office booby trap and tie it to your locker door, and when someone opens it they will be shot with what you loaded it with. to find the office booby trap type in Office official booby trap on "Instructables" Just take what supplies you need for that day and forget about booby traps, otherwise, booby traps can get you trapped in jail!
The word "booby" may be an extension of the Spanish term bobo or bubie meaning dunce, or it may refer to seabirds (boobies) that are clumsy on land. In either case the term "booby trap" would indicate that it is intended to affect someone who is either foolish, unwary, or ill-prepared. The earliest "booby traps" were simple pranks and tricks. Only later was the term applied to deadly improvisations during wartime, such as pits, snares…
The Egyptians had more traps then many give them credit for. They did have "curses" but they were merely lines above the tombs such as "If you enter my tomb I will wring your neck like a bird". Other then the curses there were pitfalls and wire traps, along with some doors that were rigged to drop rocks on an intruder.
Booby has been in use meaning dunce since at least the late 17th century. A 'booby trap' was originally understood to be a practical joke - not necessarily anything dangerous. These two citations from the 19th century indicate that: Francis Smedley's Frank Fairlegh, or scenes from the life of a private pupil, 1850: "The construction of what he called a 'booby-trap'." The 1868 Chambers Journal: "A 'booby-trap; - it consisted ... of books, boots, etc…
Possibly, if there are crypts that have not yet been discovered. All of the known crypts have, over the past several thousand years, had their surprises either tripped, or discovered and disabled by grave robbers and archaeologists. It is also possible that there are some in opened sites that did not function due to deterioration over time.
Mostly it was just robberies, murders, grave robbing, tomb raiding, stuff like that. Most of the problems came from the tomb raiding, but their punishment came from some of the booby traps that were laid inside of the pyramids or alternate passageways. Robberies and murders were usually treated with the "eye for an eye" code (IE: Code of Hammurabi).