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Unformatted text preview: - based on construction of a mastaba - Extra building built around the structure - Columns, Djosers 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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- Spring '08