The Egyptian Pyramid: Development Of Religion And Culture

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The Egyptian pyramid as we know today is the result of centuries of evolution, adaptation and development of religious, cultural and political manifestations. These royal tombs are meant to represent religious beliefs and burial rites that have been developing since the earliest times of the Egyptian civilization. They began as simple graves, and with time they developed into mastabas, which were built with mud bricks. Advancements in technology and construction led to the creation of the step pyramids and then the true pyramids. Later, simpler mortuary complexes were created and tombs became more modest. The belief on life after death was kept constant during all these structural changes of the royal tombs, which became of great influence
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