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Arts 1303 Art History I Study Guide for Exam #3 or Exam #2 for Second Start Chapter 3 -Egypt from Narmer to Cleopatra Pages 55 to at least the Middle Kingdom Egyptian Art is vast and has left a wealth of information. We will focus on the main treasures of visual arts and history, various societal factors, and the implication of such a track of cultural development. Subjects and Terms Sarcophagus - a stone coffin, typically adorned with a sculpture or inscription and associated with the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Rome, and Greece. Palette of King Narmer - carved from slate The Great Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza (be able to identify the 3 principals structures) - the great sphinx is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human - All three of Giza's famed pyramids and their elaborate burial complexes were built during a frenetic period of construction, from roughly 2550 to 2490 B.C. The pyramids were built by Pharaohs Khufu (tallest), Khafre (background), and Menkaure (front). Seated Scribe - Limestone, Quartz, Copper. 2600s BCE Death mask of King Tutankhamen Gold c.. 1323 BC Chapter 5 Ancient Greece: Subjects and Terms Kouros - the modern term[1] given to free-standing ancient Greek sculptures that first appear in the Archaic period in Greece and represent nude male youths. In Ancient Greek kouros means "youth, boy, especially of noble rank".’

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