What Are The Similarities Between The Egyptians And The Sumerians

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In the Ancient world, Life began around rivers. Throughout this essay I will be comparing and contrasting two of the prominent ancient civilizations, the Egyptians and the Sumerians. They had many cultural and governmental differences between them. Below are some examples.

To start, each civilization began next to a river(s). In ancient times, you were unable to control the river, so if it flooded, people went along with it. Now Egyptians had the Nile. It flooded annually at about the same time of year, and was very predictable. It covered the land in silt. Ancient Sumerians, however, were located in between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. These often flooded unpredictably, and sometimes didn’t flood

The Sumerians and the Egyptians were

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