Art History Survey Week 2
Art History Survey Week 2 art 1906
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Date Created: 02/13/16
Relations of Landscape and Ideology New Kingdom Egypt Amenhotep IV built a new capital city up the Nile in an area that had always been vacant Changes his name from Amenhotep IV to Akhenaten Northern and southern tombs were built in to the cities of Amarna with possible tomb of Akhenaten built in between(called Royal Wadi) The Amarna tomb style consisted mostly of reliefs The sunken reliefs included grieving women; making reference to Akhenaten The Boundary Stelae Typical theme of the boundary Stelae had something to do with devotion to Akhenaten and the rays of the sun shining on him When doing a textural observation of the temples of Akhenaten, they look very very different than any other The temples had no roofs so that the people could feel like a union and closer to the god Queen Tiy was the mother of Akhenaten The head of Nefertiti was made in Amarna Amarna died off after Akhenaten (father of King Tut) The Ancient Near East (places like Iraq, Iran…) Sumer was a highly complex society The city contains ruins and plans of anu ziggurat and white temple Uruk(present day Warka, Iraq 34003200 BCE) Structures were made out of mud bricks that struggled to survive weather conditions( easily washes away) Each city state had a ruler and was dedicated to a deity Deity: God or Goddess; divine status, quality, or nature http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/deity Cuneiform was the system of writing in Sumer and symbolized a highly complex society A stylus was used upon clay tablets
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