Satarian Kings Vs Pyramids

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In present day, there is a very hard distinction between church and state. Many years ago in ancient Samaria and ancient Egypt, the line between religion and politics did not exist and the two were more or less one in the same. The main distinction between the two ancient civilizations’ representation of the authority figure was how that person represented themselves in regards to their beliefs. There is also mounds of evidence from ancient artifacts such as the Samarian King List, the Narmer Palette, the Ur Royal Cemetery, and the pyramids of Giza to show the development and distinctions between these two ancient civilizations’ way of running their government. There is one very main difference in the ways Samarian kings and Egyptian pharaohs approached their position of power’s relationship with the higher beings. Pharaohs ruled as the embodiment of gods. In life, they were seen as, and presented themselves as, the living embodiment of the god Horus and as the son of the sun god Ra. Once they died, pharaohs were the embodiment of Osiris, the ruler of the afterlife. Pharaohs were…show more content…
There have been 16 of these death pits uncovered; they are described as elaborate tombs. The kings described in the inscriptions are not listed in the Samarian King List, and it has been interpreted that these rulers most likely were some of Ur’s earliest royals. In Egypt, the pyramids of Giza house three pharaohs: Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure. The tallest one was designed by Khufu, and is the best example of how great and endless a pharaoh’s power was during his time. The varying burial types for royals between the two civilizations vary greatly. The tombs in Ur contained the king, attendants, sacrificial victims, foods, and riches, but were of modest size. The pyramids constructed was massive, impressive, and contained the pharaoh, numerous riches, the organs after an extensive mummification process, and
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