Week 2 Notes - Middle Kingdom Egypt
Week 2 Notes - Middle Kingdom Egypt ARTH1509
Popular in Trash and Treasure
Popular in anthropology, evolution, sphr
This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Tatiana Tabares on Wednesday September 9, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to ARTH1509 at University of Colorado taught by Dusinberre,Elspeth Ro in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 90 views. For similar materials see Trash and Treasure in anthropology, evolution, sphr at University of Colorado.
Reviews for Week 2 Notes - Middle Kingdom Egypt
-Avery R Halminiak
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!
Date Created: 09/09/15
Week 2 Middle Kingdom Egypt MIDDLE KINGDOM EGYPT quotHerdsman of the Landquot First Intermediate Period c 21812055 0 Climate Change 0 Blame falls to the Pharoah o Cannibalism archealogical evidence 0 Societal breakdown First intermediate period lasted about 150 years 0 collapse at end of sixth dynasty sudden and complete Middle Kingdom c 20551650 Changes in duties and perceptions of Pharaoh Main duties of the pharaoh 0 Expansion of Egypt 0 Patrolling Borders 0 Military type rule 0 Conquering Forgeiners Architecture and town planning 0 Social Zoning o Segregation 0 Importance of architecture and how it guides your movement 0 Long guided pathways to courtyards 0 Personal spaces were more reserved and out of the line of these pathways Mudbrick 0 Used to make dwellings Kahun c 18801874 0 Also called elLahun 0 Social Zoning segregation o The Pharoah does not seperate himself as much as in the Old Kingdom Week 2 Middle Kingdom Egypt Tombs o Rock out tombs no more mastabas 0 Look like houses 0 Ornamental columns lintels false doors niches Art of death as indicator of living society Beni hasan tomb of knumhotep dynasty 12 c 19851795 not pharoah but important official Architecure symmetry eternal afterlife Huntingfishing battle scenes become common Cave Tributes from people of different ethnicity sculpture of senusret Iquot 18741855 what is portraiture is this Royal statuary in middle kingdom as opposed to old kingdom o More militant o The pharaoh is seen more as a quotnormalquot person like everyone else 0 Officials and other military leaders are also seen as important like the Pharaoh Importance of the ka and shift in burial rituals o Other important quotofficialsquot received ka statues and tombs similar to the Pharaoh Pectoral of senusret dynasty 12 18801874 o Statues depicted as more quothumanquot 0 Showed sensibility 0 Older not as young
Are you sure you want to buy this material for
You're already Subscribed!
Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'