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# What did laborers build around the base of the pyramids?

Updated: 8/23/2023

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Laborers built pits around the base of pyramids in Egypt. It is believed that the shallow pits were dug to hold boats.

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Laborers built pits around the base of pyramids in Egypt. It is believed that the shallow pits were dug to hold boats.

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### What do laborers built around the entire base of pyramid?

Laborers built a wide bank of rubble around the base of the pyramid to serve as a foundation. This bank was then faced with fine Tura limestone.

### Why do pyramids have a wide bottom and a narrow top?

To disperse the immense weight and add stability. The larger the base, the taller they could build the pyramids.

### What arew the different types of pyramids?

There are various types of pyramids, including regular pyramids (with a regular polygon as the base and congruent isosceles triangles as the faces), right pyramids (with the apex directly above the center of the base), and oblique pyramids (where the apex is not directly above the center of the base). Pyramids can also be classified based on the shape of their base, such as square pyramids, triangular pyramids, pentagonal pyramids, etc.

### Do pyramids always have a square base?

no , pyramids need not have only squares as their base. the base of a pyramid can be any polygon.

### How many bases for triangular pyramid?

All pyramids have only one base.All pyramids have only one base.All pyramids have only one base.All pyramids have only one base.

### Can a pyramid have different shaped bases?

Pyramids are known with triangular and square bases. In theory, you could build a pyramid using any regular polygon as a base.

### Are pyramids and cones surfaces curved?

Pyramids, no; cones, yes (except the base).

No.

### How many faces on a pyramid?

Triangular pyramids have 4 faces(3 and a base) Traditional pyramids have 5 faces( 4 and a base)

### What is a 3 dimension 8 sided pyramids called?

Heptagonal pyramids, if you consider the base a side. Octagonal pyramids, if you don't.

### How many eges does a Pirimed have?

Pyramids can have differing amount of edges depending on the shape of the base. They can have for example a triangular base, a square base like the typical pyramids in Egypt, a pentagonal base etc.