Compare the main features of Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations. What did the two civilizations have in common as early civilizations? What were their main differences in values and organizations?
Mesopotamia and Egypt were similar as early civilizations in the way that the need for irrigation induced a need for complex political structures.
Mesopotamia was developed without a model of how to become civilized, while Egypt was developed based on Mesopotamia and other early civilizations.
While Mesopotamia didn’t have strict government rule, it was necessary in Egypt because of the complexity of the irrigation system. Mesopotamia was more of a business class society.
Mesopotamians (Sumerians) worshipped gods, while Egyptians usually worshipped and honoured Pharaohs.