There are two reasons. The first reason is to show the great power of the pharaoh. For example, pyramid of Khufu (The Great Giza pyramid), is enormous. This is because Khufu wanted to show people that he was a great pharaoh with great powers.
The second reason is to allow the king to go to the afterlife with ease. Deceased people needs food, water and to remember their face to go to the after life. Food and water was simply for eating and drinking during the adventure to the afterlife. They needed to remember their face to go to the afterlife.
as a tomb
It usually began when he ascended the throne
Tutankhamun's. Although, technically, it had been raided by thieves at least twice in antiquity. The tomb of Pseunnes i is the only totally untouched pharonic tomb ever found.Both tombs have marvelous treasures.
They made the way to get to the middle complicated and they did this because they're pharaohs have a lot of treasures and the people believed in life after death. They thought that anything buried with him,was gonna go with him to life after death.
If by 'the pyramid', you meant the pyramids in Egypt, they were built as tombs. Very rich people would pay to have a pyramid as their tomb. People such as nobles, or pharaohs would have pyramids for their tomb. They were also filled with treasures and objects that the people in the tombs would need in the afterlife.
I am not sure, but a pharaohs tomb looks like a giant boxed room.
as a tomb
The Pharaoh's Tomb is a pyramid og Giza. It is located in Eqypt.
Planning for a pharaoh's tomb began when he or she was crowned.
They were built as a tomb for the Pharaohs
it began when he died
Egyptians believed that there was an afterlife and they wanted the Pharaohs to have a prosperous afterlife.
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The Pharaoh was buried under or in there pyramid or in there tomb.