Art and Architecture in Ancient Egypt

Horace that is perching onto his ehad he gets his

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Unformatted text preview: ple underground Seated Statue of Djoser barefoot- symbol of divinity- or gods sense of permanence, heavy, rigidness, steadfast Great Pyramids of Giza- 4th dynasty 2575- 2450 BCE these pyramids are no longer of the sites of the rituals of kingship, now the king becomes the earthly manifestation of the sun god ra and on his death , he regions ra this overwhelming architecture three kings- khufu (biggest)- >khafre- > menkaure (smallest) vault- deep inside of ground- robbing was very real- so many fake burial chambers within the period hard to find intact things- that’s why king tut’s burial was so mimportant because it ahdnt been touched for thousands of years pyramid of khafre with the great sphinx- 2520- 2494 BCE- this ismerging human intelligence with the strength of an animal- limestone facing- very smooth, reflected the light o fthe sun and would hae created a blinding effect with the sun – sphinx himself looks directly at the sun seated statue of khafra- rigid posed- very detailed- very muscular- falcon (horace) that is perching onto his ehad- he gets his wisdom from the gods and the bird is s...
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