Why did the servants get buried alive together with the dead pharaohs in ancient

  1. ngureco profile image84
    ngurecoposted 5 years ago

    Why did the servants get buried alive together with the dead pharaohs in ancient Egypt?

    Were the servants made aware that they were to suffocate to death in the tomb?

  2. lburmaster profile image83
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    So they were able to serve their master's even after death. Did they suffocate or were they killed and wrapped along with their master in a room close by?

  3. ChloeMiriam profile image67
    ChloeMiriamposted 5 years ago

    They didn't, perhaps a few ocassions in the very early days but they soon realised it was very uneconomical (not to mention evil) so the Egyptians used Ushabtis in place of servants, small figurines inscribed with a spell that would bring them to life in the afterlife as servants.

 
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