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Ancient Egyptian pyramids are large tombs. Many people worked together to build these tombs. Watch this video to learn more!

The Temple of Hatshepsut honors the life and death of the Egyptian pharaoh Hatshepsut. She was one of just a few female pharaohs. Her temple is near the Valley of the Kings. Many tourists enjoy visiting the temple each year.

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Making Connections


If you were pharaoh, which type of tomb would you have people build for you? Why?


Have you read about the tombs of other ancient societies? How were they similar to and different from Egyptian tombs?


What are some burial places near you? Do you think it is important to protect these places? Why or why not?

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