Art Appretiation: Ancient Egypt
Art Appretiation: Ancient Egypt Art 1300
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Date Created: 04/25/16
ANCIENT EGYPT PYRAMIDS AT GIZA Theyarefunerarymonumentsofthepharaohs Theyarelocatedin a “land ofthedeath” Smallpyramid –Menkaure Medium–Khafre Thesphynxislocated in theeast sideofthepyramid Thesphynx isanearthwork It hasaveneerof whitelimestone Big–Khufu It has2.3 million blocksoflimestone It wasthefirst one thatwasbuilt Thebuilderslived inavillagenearthepyramids and weretreatedgood PALETTE OF NARMER It has“hierarchicalscale”asawayto exaltNarmer Narmerunified upperand lowerEgypt Heiskilling an enemyin front ofthefalcon and bovinegods(Horusand Hathor) Illustrateswar Narmerhas an idealized bodytype(tall,slenderand young) Thetorsoand eyeof Narmerhavea frontalviewwhile hislegs and headhave aprofileview KA STATUE OF KAFRE Ka–soulofthepharaoh It wasbuilt in casethatthemummifiedbody ofthe pharaoh wouldn’tlast foreverand itskaneeded aplacetolive
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