{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Arh 1-24 - -Not defeated until Alexander the...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Arh 1-24 - Assyrian palaces heavily decorated. - Relief sculpture used a lot - Intended to display royal power and authority - Palace at Niniuvah of King Ashurbanipal - 668-627BC - Ashurbanipal hunting lions - Nineveh, Iraq, Assyrian, 645-640BC. o Each Panel 5ft 4in o King riding a chariot with bow o Attendants protect rear o Dead lions everywhere o Usually highly painted o Sensitive yet powerful (dying lions) o Looks better for king if lions don’t die quickly - Ash collected great library - Thousands of cuneiform tablets - Had Gilgamesh - Assyrians fall to Neo-Babylonians - Early 600’s - Nebuchadnezzar - Rebuilt Babylon and embellished it - Built gates, ziggurats and gardens - Mud brick buildings - Bright blue fire glazed entrance gates - Ishtar Gate- Babylon, Iraq, 575BC. o Central gate o Built to honor Ishtar god (Inana) o 4 major gates o Some brinks molded for animals o Galloping bulls, dragons, rams (blue, beige, gold) - Babylon remembered for gardens - Persians conquer Babylon - Took Mesopotamia and Egypt - 480BC fighting greeks
Image of page 1

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

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: -Not defeated until Alexander the Great-Continuity in Egypt-Didn’t exist in Mesopotamia -Nile=lifeline-Culture shaped by geography-Provide food water shelter nutrients travel and trade-Barren desert serves as buffer zone-Egypt’s history divided into 3 major segments o Old kingdom, middle, and new kingdom-art and culture remained unchanged for thousands of years-upper and lower used to be rivals -begin recording history with unification-Narmer unifies-Palette of King Narmar - Predynastic, Egypt, c. 3000BC. o Upper Egypt o Slate o Ceremonial (mixing kohl) o Black cosmetic applied around eyes o Shield sun? dramatic effect? o Scenes on both sides o Namer wears white crown of upper Egypt o Wears read crown of lower Egypt o Serves as historical record and figural representation o Composite view o Hathor heads on top (cow with woman’s face) o Goddess of heavens and pharaoh protector o Namers name between heads...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern