105 Vocab Chart Exam 1

105 Vocab Chart Exam 1 - Abstraction Amarnan Style Amun Ra...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Abstraction The quality of dealing with ideas rather than events. Something that exists only as an idea Amarnan Style ---- Amun Ra Egyptian sun God Apotropaic supposedly have power to avert evil or bad luck Ashlar Masonry carefully cut and regularly shaped blocks of wood fitted together without mortar blocks are piled into successive rows (aka courses) Aten sun/solar disc Bas Relief figures projecting from their background bas = low projection is slight
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Bulla amulet Canopic Jars container where organs of dead were placed for later burial with mummy Capital uppermost part of a column serves as transition from shaft to lintel Colonnades a series or row of columns usually spanned by lintels Cromlech bent stone Cuneiform “wedge shaped” system of writing used in ancient Mesopotamia wedge shaped characters were made by pressing a stylus into a soft clay tablet Cylinder Seal Demotic Late Egyptian writing
Background image of page 2
Dolmen a megalithic tomb with a large flat stone laid on upright ones Dry Masonry masonry without mortar
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course BIOL 243 taught by Professor Datt during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

Page1 / 7

105 Vocab Chart Exam 1 - Abstraction Amarnan Style Amun Ra...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online