Why did they build the pyramids?
They built them for monumental tombs for the pharaohs.
Why did they mummify the pharaoh?
They believed he would go to the afterlife.
Why did they use birds in their hieroglyphics?
The Egyptians were keen of the world around them and they adored the birds.
Why was their way of writing so complicated?
It was complicated because they used no punctuation and there is over 700 hieroglyphics in the egyptian alphabet.
Did the slaves actually build the pyramids?
Poor Egyptian families came from the north and south to work on the pyramids.