Mesopotamia and Egyptian civilizations greatly thrived and had many great accomplishments. Mesopotamia and Egypt had similar ways of Gender Roles and Technology due to same belief in development, but differed in social classes because one believed in more power in their leaders than others. Gender roles played a similar part in the developments of Mesopotamia and Egypt. Women living in Mesopotamia and Egypt were expected to respect and follow under the power of their husbands. There were always exception to this. Women in
Egypt were able to become pharaohs, for example Queen Hatchets came to reign in 147 BCC. Similarly, women in Mesopotamia could reach high power to become priestesses, advised kings, and even become scribes. Egyptian and Mesopotamia men were alike in power, they were the head of the households. Men were to train their sons to trade and how to take care of themselves. Men and women were for the most part equal to each other. The wife could do as she pleased as well as the husband. Technology in these two thriving civilizations had many common characteristics. In Mesopotamia tool making became a very important factor to their placement.