Egyptian civilization, formed by 3000 B.C., benefited from trade and technological influence from Mesopotamia, but it produced a quite different society and culture. Because its values and its tightly knit political organization encouraged monumental building, we know more about Egypt than about Mesopotamia, even though the latter was in most respects more important and richer in subsequent heritage. Egyptian civilization from its origins to its decline was focused on the Nile River and the deserts around it. Egyptian civilization may at the outset have received some inspiration from Sumer, but a distinctive pattern soon developed in both religion and politics.
Mesopotamian Religion did not believe in the after-life. They believed that all good and bad people go under-ground as ghosts and eat dirt. They're religion also believed that they were servants of god. If you were to ask a person today why they are here they would say because god loves me, but back in Mesopotamia if you asked they would say to be a servant of the gods. In the Mesopotamian religion there are 4 main gods of Earth,