The class system of ancient Egypt
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...ancient Egypt Ancient Egyptian society was structured like a pyramid. Gods were placed atthe top of the pyramid. In addition, Egyptians had a belief that gods had power over everything in the universe and that they had power to control everything in it. In fact, the gods were believed to cause the Nile River to overflow and could even cause famine. In this regard, Egyptians regarded them respect and adoration. Therefore, they did everything possible to appease them. On the same note, Egyptians elevated a few human beings to gods. In another dimension, Egyptian leaders, pharaohs, were symbol of gods and so regarded as some. Just like gods would be accorded all adoration and respect... The system of...