test1-6 - based on construction of a mastaba Extra building...

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- Animals references to deities - Lions associated with Ishtar Chapter 3 Predynastic : - Palette of King Narmer – - Used to prepare makeup, based upon this format but wasn’t used for this - Created to be ceremonial - Over 2ft tall - Recorded unification of upper and Lower Egypt - Bands, register, hierarchy of scale, low relief used - Hatmore is a cow with woman’s face (protector of king palace) - Earliest object in existence that records someone’s name - Bird figure: falcon represents Horus; falcon god serves a protector of the king. -- Parallel to king killing traitor. - 2 nd register: Lower Egypt king, heads decapitated to provide clarity to viewer - Kings wear bull’s tail - Not a historical narrative; project authority and power of king Early Dynastic: - Imhotep; Stepped Pyramid of Djoser; Saqqara, Egypt – - Imhotep was the architect - Djoser, he was king and it was commissioned by him - Functions to protect the king and his possessions and projection of his powers - located in a necropolis
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Unformatted text preview: - based on construction of a mastaba - Extra building built around the structure - Columns, Djoser’s North Palace; Saqqara, Egypt – - Significance: first time stone columns were constructed in history of architecture - serve as support, based on post and lyntil system; used to represent papyrus Old Kingdom : - Great Pyramids; Gizeh, Egypt – - Called a true pyramid - Associated with Ra, the sun god. Served to symbolized the sun by the Ben-Ben - covered with limestone which has a bright white color - Project image of pharos - built without mortar - Great Sphinx; Gizeh, Egypt – - Protection/guardian - Pharaoh Khafre associated with it - Example of monumental sculpture - Khafre – - Pharaohs buried in one of the 3 great pyramids - One of the sculptures found in Serdab - Not very naturalistic; idealized appearance - Project the king as a god; quorums is the protector of pharaoh - Lion on the front of the thrown; papyrus and lotus on the side - Menkaure and Khamerernebty –...
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2009 for the course ARH 252 taught by Professor Andreataylor during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.

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