Egyptian and Sumerian Views on Death and Afterlife Comparison Essay

Egyptian and Sumerian Views on Death and Afterlife
A discussion of differences in views on death and afterlife.
# 4251 | 885 words | 2 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Feb 12, 2003 in Anthropology (Cultural) , Religion and Theology (Other) , Ethnic Studies (General)


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Description:

This paper compares cultural attitudes on death and afterlife with focus on the Mesopotamian views about death in relation to their respective material culture.

From the paper:

"There were many ways that the Ancient Egyptian society and the Mesopotamian society were similar yet at the same time they were very different. Egyptians and Sumerians agreed on religion in a sense that both cultures were polytheistic. However, the relationships between the gods and goddesses were different between the Sumerians and Egyptians."

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Egyptian and Sumerian Views on Death and Afterlife (2003, February 12) Retrieved November 20, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/egyptian-and-sumerian-views-on-death-and-afterlife-4251/

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"Egyptian and Sumerian Views on Death and Afterlife" 12 February 2003. Web. 20 November. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/egyptian-and-sumerian-views-on-death-and-afterlife-4251/>

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