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Chapter 2 Lecture Slides 1 1 GPH 205 Historical Foundations of Visual Technology Ch 2 2 The Story of Art (Gombrich): Chapter 2 - Art for eternity: Egypt Welcome… Jim Janossy j [email protected] 3 Welcome… Jim Janossy j [email protected] 3
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Chapter 2 Lecture Slides 2 4 Great pyramid of Khufu (Cheops), stone Cairo, Egypt 2560 BCE Figure 31 (p.56) Jim Janossy j [email protected] 2560 BC Slope 51 o Sides aligned north, south, east, and west 2,000,000 stone blocks 4,000,000 tons Builders needed to know: How to measure; geometry How to cut stone accurately How to plan Method to construct How to organize labor 4 Khufu (Cheops) Pyramid at Giza Giza - near Cairo, Egypt - Built during lifetime of the Egyptian pharaoh Khufu of the Fourth Dynasty around the year 2560 BC to serve as his tomb. 5
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Chapter 2 Lecture Slides 3 7 Hieroglyphics Jim Janossy j [email protected] 8 Portrait head, limestone Cairo, Egypt 2551 BCE Figure 32 (p.56) Jim Janossy j [email protected] 9 Garden of Nebamun, wall-painting Thebes, Egypt 1400 BCE Figure 33 (p.60) Jim Janossy j [email protected]
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course GPH 225 taught by Professor Gph225 during the Winter '10 term at DePaul.

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