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1

what kinds of tombs did the egyptian pharaohs have?

pyramids

2

what were the pyramids made of?

stone (capped with gold)

3

who had the largest pyramid, called the great pyramid, build for himself?

the pharaoh cheops

4

how long did it take to build cheops' great pyramid?

20 years

5

who built the pyramids?

thousands of workers, and slaves

6

what is the giant statue that looks like a lion with a man's head called?

the great sphinx

7

did the great pyramid keep out robbers?

no, cheops' mummy and treasures were all stolen

8

tell me about the egyptian pyramids

ancient egyptians thought their pharaohs were gods, so they built pyramids for their tombs.