Head of a Cow Goddess1,
18th Dynasty, c.1417-1379 B.C., Porphyritic Diorite,
Egyptian Art - The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The head of this diorite statue probably represented the goddess Hathor.
According to the museum narrative, it is thought to have
Be it in fresco, mosaic, sculpture, or manuscript illumination, much of the art examined in this course
represents the human form. Please choose four images from four different stylistic periods and discuss how
the human figure is depicted, and how such a