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Research Article: Ancient Egypt 2675-332 B.c.e.: Religion

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Important Events in Religion

All dates in this chronology are approximations (c.) and occur before the common era (B.C.E.).

3800–2298 The first Egyptians bury their dead in oval pits in the desert and include pots, tools, and weapons, presumably for the use of the dead in the afterlife.
2585 King Sneferu completes construction of the first true pyramid in ancient Egypt, suggesting the rise of the cult of the sun-god Re.
2585–2560 King Khufu completes the Great Pyramid on the Giza plateau, the first stage of the massive complex of three pyramids, multiple temples, and the Great Sphinx, all representing the cult of Re's importance in Egyptian funerary religion.
2560–2555 King Redjedef is the first to call himself "Son of Re" in texts, a title that will continue for kings throughout ancient Egyptian history.
2555–2532 King Khafre builds...

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