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Unformatted text preview: Mycerinus and His Queen and Kritios Boy are both examples of subtractive sculpture. Mycerinus is an ancient egyptian sculpture that is characterized by the classic egyptian style, which represents the pharoh in a formulaic representation, which is idealized and shows stoicism and strength of the pharoh. Kritios Boy was sculpted very early in the classical period, representing the shift away from ancient greek sculpture which was greatly inspired from classical egyptian style. Early classical period focused on depicting figures more naturally and realistically. Kritios Boy was sculpted in a more naturalistic and realistic manner, the artist uses a similar contrappostal method with the positioning of the legs, but in a more naturalistic manner than Mycerinus....
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2011 for the course ARH 101 taught by Professor Walsh during the Fall '11 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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