Unformatted text preview: happened to the body. This is why there are statues of pharaohs all over the complex. Begins something similar to western architecture (the column being the emphasis) Polishing surfaces, creating brilliances off the surfaces, praising life. Pharaoh is the prominent link of Egypt (placed in the center of the complex) Pyramids of Giza (3 total) 4570 B.P. Craze taking after King Zoser Quite an undertaking to get perfect dimensions on a pyramid Starts with the great pyramid Built in relationship to the Nile From the Nile, can’t tell which one is the largest and which is the smallest Apart from King Zosers, they are not parts of a complex, they are not contained within walls Pyramid is isolated and distinct, different from Zoser, shows that the Pharaoh is distinct and different, accented among others, also very distinct in landscape as well....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ARCH 3114 taught by Professor Ameri during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.
- Fall '07