Why did the Ancient Egyptians build the pyramids?

In this lesson, we will learn about the Giza pyramids and the pharaohs that built them.

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Q1.What were the earliest Ancient Egyptian boats made from?

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Q2.The quickest and easiest way to travel around Egypt was on foot.

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Q3.The Ancient Egyptians used a deben to measure the value of something before they traded it.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What were the earliest Ancient Egyptian boats made from?

1/3

Q2.The quickest and easiest way to travel around Egypt was on foot.

2/3

Q3.The Ancient Egyptians used a deben to measure the value of something before they traded it.

3/3

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Why did the Ancient Egyptians build the pyramids?

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Q1.When were the Giza Pyramids built?

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Q2.Which pharaoh built the Sphinx?

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Q3.What did Pharaoh Khufu have buried next to his tomb?

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Q4.How tall was the largest pyramid?

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Q5.Pharaohs filled their tombs with many things to use in the afterlife.

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Why did the Ancient Egyptians build the pyramids?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.When were the Giza Pyramids built?

1/5

Q2.Which pharaoh built the Sphinx?

2/5

Q3.What did Pharaoh Khufu have buried next to his tomb?

3/5

Q4.How tall was the largest pyramid?

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Q5.Pharaohs filled their tombs with many things to use in the afterlife.

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Lesson summary: Why did the Ancient Egyptians build the pyramids?

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