By: Dominic Jovanelly and Brady Panucci
The pyramids were built in the shape of a triangle to represent a mound. In the article, it states,” The mound is said to represent what the ancient Egyptians believed the Earth came from.” Also, the text states,” Others say the pyramids were built symbolizing the rays of the sun.” The ancient Egyptians thought the Earth was a mound, so they created the pyramids like mounds. The rays of the sun hit the pyramid at the point reflecting the rays over the pyramid. The Egyptians made the pyramids triangles for many reasons. http://www.egyptiandiamond.com/ancient-egyptian-pyramids.php
Who were the creators?
The pyramid builders were the Aztecs and the Mayans. In the article it states,” The Aztecs and Mayans probably chose that distinctive form for their pharaohs.” Also, the text states,” The individuals who built the pyramids were neither foreigners nor slaves and there is proof.” In the first evidence, it said the Aztecs and Mayans who built the pyramids and worshiped their pharoes. Also, People thought slaves and foreigners built the pyramids, and there is proof that Aztecs and Mayans built them. In conclusion, the Aztecs and Mayans built the pyramids.
How was was it made?
The Egyptian pyramids we built with a square base and four smooth sided triangular sides, rising to a point. In the text it states,” Egyptians set the standards for what most people recognize as classic pyramid design : massive mountains with four smooth sides that are shaped like a triangle ending in a point.” The pyramids were built ending on a point which is a way of how they were formed. Also, the pyramids had smooth sides in the shape of a triangle, in which they were built like that. Pyramids were built very odd. http://news.psu.edu/story/141300/2008/03/24/research/probing-question-how-were-egyptian-pyramids-built