VCU ARTH 103 - Art & Architecture of Ancient Egypt (3 pages)

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Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt c. 3000- 1200 BCE


Lecture number:
3
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Virginia Commonwealth University
Course:
Arth 103 - Survey of Western Art
Edition:
2

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ARTH 103 1nd Edition Lecture 3 Outline of Last Lecture II Sumer to Persia ca 3 500 300 BCE III Ancient Sumer c 3 500 2 100 BCE IV Akkad c 2 340 2 180 BCE V Babylon c 1 792 1 530 BCE VI Assyria c 1 000 612 BCE VII Neo Babylonia c 612 539 BCE Outline of Current Lecture II Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt III Early Dynastic Period IV Old Kingdom V Middle Kingdom VI New Kingdom Current Lecture VIII Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt Egyptian identity revolved around the Nile Egpyt is a Greek word Kemet what Egyptians called themselves means black sand due to the silt from the Nile Used Hieroglyphics difficult to decipher due to the picture like letters Rosetta Stone discovered by Napoleon in 1799 made translating hieroglyphics possible Religion played a huge role IX Early Dynastic Period c 2950 2575 BC The Palette of Narmer papyrus kohl Relief carving Found in the Temple of Horus Dedicated to Narmer for successfully uniting upper and lower Egypt Iconography on carving Falcon Horus god of protection Human head kingdom of lower Egypt Papyrus flowers symbol of lower Egypt These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Ka Egyptian word for soul Mastaba early Egyptian tombs contains a chapel Arabic word for bench referencing to the flat structure Serdab wall that separates the chapel from the Ka statue stand in statue when body disintegrates Sarcophagus layered coffin in which a preserved body is placed Tombs are placed on the West bank of the Nile land of the dead Necropolis East side of the bank is for the living Stepped Pyramid Funerary Complex of Djoser Saqqara c 2630 2575 BCE Solid structure built with stone associated with eternity Whole thing surrounded by a stone wall Walls and tombs were painted X Old Kingdom c 2575 2150 BCE Mantheo s List list of all the royal families with dates Great Pyramids of Giza veneer ashlar masonry Built for Khufu grandfather



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