Essay about Egypt Vs

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Egypt vs. Sumer Egypt and Sumer were very different places, but they were also similar in some ways. One way that they were different is that they were very diverse in Science/technology. They also practiced very different religions. One way that they were similar is that they were both created by rivers. Ancient Egypt and Sumer were different in Science/Technology and the religion they practiced, but they were similar in Geographic ways. One of the main ways that they were different is that they were extremely diverse with Science/Technology. While Sumer invented the wheel, sail, and plow, Egypt created ginormous pyramids with Limestone. Sumer was the first to use the number system base 60, and they also were the creators of Geometry. Egypt was the first to use written numbers, and invented medicine and surgery. Most of these are still used in modern day life! Another way that they were different is that they practiced different religions. Sumer was polytheistic, which means they believed in many gods, about 3,000. In Egypt, all kings were seen as gods. Gods were all powerful and immortal, and the humans were servants in Sumer. While in Egypt pharaohs were referred to as “God-Kings.” In Sumer they believed that when someone passed away their souls went to a “land of no return.” Right around the corner in Egypt, they believed in Orisis, which meant that you could choose your afterlife when you died. The main way that these two places were similar is that they were both…