Technology is developed by trial and error, and builds upon former discoveries. For example, personal computers were unheard of 40 years ago. No, we have just discovered and invented new things over time, and continue to do so.The Bible reveals that after the Flood, people disobeyed God and built an enormous tower at Babel, probably a ziggurat.As such, Egypt developed a massive industry on dealing with death, and it became the pivotal part of their culture.

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A popular idea is that ancient people in the past were more primitive or less intelligent.

And since the mainstream dates assigned to Egyptian history go back over 7,000 years (around 5,000 ) to alleged ‘proto-dynastic’ and ‘pre-dynastic’ periods, many wonder how Egyptian culture became so advanced, so quickly.

These were, in reality, just magnificent tombs forming part of a massive necropolis complex.

Pharaohs encouraged the idea that they were living incarnations of, or even born of, the deities that were worshipped in those days.

Egypt is mentioned 291 times in the Pentateuch (the first five books of the Bible) and 79 times in the book of Genesis alone.

Egypt’s culture was preoccupied with death and the afterlife, which motivated them to produce many artifacts, many of which were subsequently preserved due to the coincidence of an extraordinarily hot and dry climate.

Following a strict biblical chronology, Egyptian civilization cannot predate creation, nor can the pyramids be pre-Flood constructions.

This article (although lengthy) does not attempt to solve any of the seeming problems in aligning Egyptian chronologies with the biblical text with any great detail.

Egypt’s ancient culture is one of the most popular and well-preserved in the world, and it is one of the most visited tourist destinations due to the pyramids and the wealth of historical antiquities found there.