One of the first things that seem to confirm the diffusionists view are pyramids.
Things like religion, government, social class, writing, and their job specializations. It was surprising to me to find out that the ancient Egyptians way of leaving was somewhat like ours.
Of course there are heavier differences, but still they were very modern for their times. Also I am in strong belief that we learned many things that are in our culture today from Ancient Egypt.
In the category of job specialization the Egyptians had no real big corporations like we do today, but much simpler jobs. Some examples of their jobs are: In their society these were their jobs because they worked under a king and the making of individual profiting came later.
So basically all the money was worked through there king. Some similarities of their civilization and ours is pretty much all the jobs listed above are the same ones we still have today, but instead of kings we work under bosses of individual corporations.
We have also advanced our jobs a bit since then but the roots of our jobs come from those of the ancient Egyptians. The Ancient Egyptians religious beliefs were very different then that of our own. They were Polytheistic, meaning that believed in their religion that there were many gods and not one supreme god.
They had separate gods for things like war, the sun, embalming and they also believed that the pharaohs were gods.
The entire civilization believed in the same thing, unlike America where we have many types of religions spread through the states. Also their priests and high religious figures were favored by the gods more then the average person.
Many people still did many things like build temples ad make human or animal sacrifices. Their civilization worshiped their religion much more then we do today, many of there social things had something or another to do with religion.
The Egyptians also worried very much about the after life and made many preparations before the afterlife.
There graves were very important to them, and they also did much to keep them from decaying after they passed. That is why they had the idea of mummification to allow them to not decay long after they passed.Egypt and America. until I found a particular picture in a book about Ancient Egypt. I'm very sorry, that I can't place this picture here, because I don't have this book myself.
It showed a small object (the size of a ring), made in Nubia, depicting. Egypt vs. America Compare & Contrast. Topics: Ancient Egypt Ancient Egyptians were grouped in a hierarchical system with the Pharaoh at the top and farmers and slaves at the bottom.
The groups of people nearest to the top of society were the richest and most powerful.
The Pharaoh was believed to be a god on earth and had the most power. In Egypt it is the other way around. Additionaly, the timeframe doesn't fit. The Egyptian pyramids at Gizeh are thought to be build around - BC by pharaohs of the 4th dynasty and the majority in America within the first millenium AD.
Home Rome and America – Comparing to the Ancient Roman Empire, May 25, October 7, Kerby Anderson looks at the comparisons between modern . But ancient Egypt is most famous for its pyramids, which were used as great tombs built by the pharaohs to house their remains.
Of the pyramids found in Egypt as of . This essay aims at comparing and contrasting the death and burial rituals of the contemporary American society with the ancient Egyptian society and their primitive ways of burial.
The essay would talk about how the ancient Egyptians would preserve the dead bodies (mummies).