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1 Chapter 3 Egypt Under the Pharaohs Gardner’s Art Through the Ages,  13e
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2 Ancient Egypt
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3 Goals Understand the evolution of Egyptian culture and its relationship to the  Nile.  Recognize stylistic conventions of Egyptian art.  Understand architectural evolution from mastaba to pyramid in the Old  Kingdom.  Describe key characteristics of Old Kingdom sculpture. Explain how its  form follows its function.  Compare and contrast Middle Kingdom sculpture and funerary structures to  that of the Old Kingdom.  Recognize the proliferation of the rock-cut tomb and mortuary temple and  how they replace mastabas and pyramids as the most popular funerary  structures in the Middle and New Kingdoms.
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Goals (continued) Understand aspects of the New Kingdom as reflected in its art. Identify Egyptian pylon temples and their purpose. Identify the Amarna period of the New Kingdom. Compare  and contrast its stylistic idiosyncracies to conventions of  earlier Egyptian art. Explain reasons why Egyptian art returned to its earlier  stylistic conventions and why the Amarna period was short- lived.   4
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5 3.1  Predynastic, Early Dynasties, and the Old  Kingdom Understand the early evolution of Egyptian culture and its  relationship to the Nile. Recognize stylistic conventions of Egyptian art. Describe Egyptian funerary art forms from these periods and  state reasons for the development of these monuments.
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6 The Nile and Egyptian Unification Examine the early evolution of the Egyptian culture, its  dependence on the Nile River, and the importance of the  unification of upper and lower Egypt.
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7 Figure 3-1   Death mask of Tutankhamen, from the  innermost coffin in his tomb at Thebes, Egypt, 18th  Dynasty, ca. 1323 BCE. Gold with inlay of  semiprecious stones, 1’ 9 1/4” high. Egyptian  Museum, Cairo. 
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8 Figure 3.2   People, boats, and animals, detail of a watercolor copy of a wall painting from tomb 100 at Hierakonpolis,  Egypt, Predynastic, ca. 3500–3200 BCE. Paint on plaster, entire painting 16’ 4” X 3’ 7 3/8”. Egyptian Museum, Cairo.
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9 Stylistic Conventions of Egyptian Art Explore the importance of the Palette of Narmer as a  blueprint for a formula for figure representation and other  conventions seen in Egyptian art for nearly 3000 years.
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10 Figure 3-3   Palette of King Narmer   ( left , back;  right , front), from Hierakonpolis, Egypt, Predynastic, ca. 3000–2920 BCE.  Slate, 2’ 1” high. Egyptian Museum, Cairo. 
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11 Early Funerary Architectural Forms Describe funerary architectural forms of the Old Kingdom. Observe the evolution of funerary structures from mastaba 
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