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Unformatted text preview: One Key: PSBSAH-SIRUP-BEZEL-SCOUT-ANETO-FAKES Egyptian Art Mummification • Extant objects? • Tomb construction: mastaba • Preserve the body to continue the journey of life. If the body disintegrated, then you could not continue • Some organs must be taken out, embalmed, then wrapped in linen Early Dynastic Stepped Pyramid of Djoser, c. 2630-2575 (Saqqara) • Ka = spirit. Body must be preserved, otherwise the Ka would not reanimate the body. • Ba = spirit flys outside the body • Khabit = a shadow of yourself • The style has changed to a stepped pyramid. No longer just a mastaba. Several mastabas stacked on each other. • Stepped style because they needed steps to get to heaven • Imhotep = architect who worked for Djoser designed this pyramid. He became a god afterwards • Mortuary complex = huge area dedicated to the dead • Burials on the west side of the river because the sunsets in the west and the dead needed to be separated from the living Old Kingdom Great Pyramids of Giza (Menkaura, Khafra, Khufu) c. 2575-2450Great Pyramids of Giza (Menkaura, Khafra, Khufu) c....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ART 2385 taught by Professor Mymoseleychristian during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.
- Fall '07