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2Dead_spring09[1] - COMMEMORATING THE DEAD Ancient Egypt...

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COMMEMORATING THE DEAD Ancient Egypt conventional, stylized, Canon of Eighteen fists, profile view, frontal view, diorite, ka, mastaba, necropolis, Giza, Cairo, hierarchical scale, figure-ground relationship, low relief sculpture Old Kingdom 3. 10 Pharoah Khafre , Valley Temple at Giza, c. 2570-2544 BCE No elements of his body extend away from himself—compacted seated posture Seated on a decorated seat—the engravings on the side of the seat suggests that it is a throne. Raised base so the seat is above the ground Depicts a typical linen head dress of an Egyptian pharaoh Fake beard was also worn by pharaohs Fisted right hand suggests that he’s holding a cylindrical object that isn’t there anymore--Canon of Eighteen fists Falcon on the behind the pharaoh not visible in the frontal view; a symbol as the protector of the pharaoh Made of diorite stone Evolution of Egyptian burial site Mastaba o 3. 18 Pyramids at Giza, c. 2601-2515 formal—rhime stone—sun would glitter on it giving an imitation of the sun. west and
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course MSEC 7102 taught by Professor Myers during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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