THE ART OF PYRAMIDS

BY ANTHONY STORM and PADEN SHOAF

What is the art of pyramids?

The art in witch pyramids were built was a pyramid represented the first land to appear at the beginning of time.

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What is a pyramid?

  1. (in ancient Egypt) a quadrilateral masonry mass having smooth, steeply sloping sides meeting at an apex, used as a tomb.
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Who made these pyramids?

These pyramids were built by farmers during the Nile floods. They were built for the Pharaoh's . Some pharaoh's that you might know include, Ramesses II, Tutankhamun,and Cleopatra.

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What technique was used to build pyramids?

The people moved massive stone blocks across the desert by wetting the sand. Then they built on block by block.

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Why did the ancient Egyptians use the pyramid shape?

The pyramids were built to have sloping sides so that the dead Pharaoh could symbolically climb to the sky and live forever.

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