ARH 1-29 - ARH 1-29 - Sculpture was an important object in...

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ARH 1-29 - Sculpture was an important object in ancient Egypt - Incase the body was destroyed, the ka could find its way from the sculpture - They intended for the sculpture to last forever. - Khafre - Gizeh, Old Kingdom, c. 2500BC. o Made out of Direite o 5’6” o Carved for his temple o Pleated head dress nemes. o Impossible to tell the age because the sculpture is idealized. o Power , serenity, and control. Almost perfectly symmetrical - Menkaure and Khamerernebty(Wife) Gizeh, Old Kingdom, c. 2400BC. o From His funeral. o Stiff o Still attached to stone they are carved from o Conventional pose. Both are standing, full frontal, arms straight down, hands clenched with left foot forward. o Wears all signs of a Pharo o May have been painted. o Holding something, not sure what. - Created much more realistic sculptures, portrait like - Seated scribe - from his mastaba at Saqqara, Egypt, Old Kingdom, o 1’ 9” seated o Painted limestone o He’s a scribe. o
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARH 2059 taught by Professor Margaretzaho during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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