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Chapter 3 Section 3 Egyptian Religion

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afterlife
a life after death
mummy
a dead body preserved in lifelike condition
pyramid
a huge building with four sloping triangular-shaped walls
Giza
site of the Great Pyramid and an Egyptian city
When did the planning for a pharaoh's tomb begin?
after he was crowned pharaoh
When were most of the pyramids build?
during the Old Kingdom
What did Egyptians believe about the region on the west bank of the Nile?
They thought of the west as the land of the dead.
Why were workers willing to do the dangerous, difficult work of building pyramids?
They wanted to ensure pharaoh's place in the afterlife.