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Mesopotamia and Egypt Compare and Contrast EssayMesopotamia and Egypt are two of the most influential civilizations. Even though these two cultures have become extinct they were the foundation to today’s modern society. While Sumer and Egypt are similar in terms of their social structure, their polytheistic beliefs and the fact that they have both contributed greatly to today’s society, they are different because of their economic system, theirpolitical system as well as their geography. Both ancient Egypt and ancient Sumer believed in many gods. The reason for all of their gods was to explain the things that they found “unexplainable”. For example, the two early civilizations did not know how to explain the rain so the Egyptians created Tefnut, the goddess of the rain while the Mesopotamians created Adad. The two civilizations also had a similar social hierarchy. The social pyramid consisted of the ruler at the top, the government officials and priests right under

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