Visual Timeline: Egyptian Burial

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4000 BCE: Depictions of gods and afterlife on walls of Egyptian tombs.
 
3200 BCE: Hieroglyphic script developed in Egypt.
 
2630 BCE: First pyramid is built at Saqqara, Egypt.
 
2600 BCE: The step pyramid is built by Pharaoh Zoser (Djoser).
 
2575 BCE - 2134 BCE: The Old Kingdom in Egypt.
 
 
1550 BCE: Composition of The Book of the Dead in Egypt.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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