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Why did egytians built pyramids?

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2011-11-04 17:17:09

The pyramids were built as a tomb for the pharaoh and his/her

family.

The pyramids were shaped as a pyramid because it pointed to the

sky and to Aryans belt (the three Star's three kings)). The sky was

where the afterlife was so the pyramid pointed to it also the

pyramid also mirrored the stars because they believed that the

stars were gods from the heavens above.

The pyramids was a place for the pharaoh to travel to the

afterlife.


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