2575 B.C. - 2130 B.C.
- Organized strong centralized governments
- Absolute power
- Viewed as a god by the people
- Supervised government
- Tax collection
- Coordinated Irrigation
- Carried out instructions
- ONLY people who could read and write
Strong Government - Bureaucracy
The Pyramids of Giza
- Built as tombs for the Pharaohs!
- Pharaohs buried with everything they will need to be prepared for afterlife
- Began building them as soon as they came to power