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Old Kindom

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The Rosetta Stone

Discovered in 1799 Napoleon

Composed of Three languages:

      -Formal Egyptian Hierogliphic

-Demotic (Late Egyptian)

-Classical Greek

               

 

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Old Kingdom

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The Palette of King Narmer

Hierakonopolis, Egypt

3000-2920 BCE

Oldest historic work of art which documents historic event

Unification of upper and lower Egypt

Canon sets up human figure depiction

Utilitarian purpose

3

Old Kingdom

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Great Pyramids

Gizeh, Egypt

 

4

Old Kingdom

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The Sphinx

Gized, Egypt

2520-2494 BCE

65 ft tall

Connected to Pyramid of Khufu

5

Old Kingdom

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Khafre

Gizeh, Egypt

2500 BCE

Burried in Middle Pyramid

Made from Diorite

6

Old Kingdom

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Menkaure and Wife

Gizeh, Egypt

2490-2472 BCE

Relief Sculpture

 

7

Old Kingdom

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Seated Scribe

Saqqarra, Egypt

2450-2350 BCE

21 inches high

Painted Limestone

 

8

Old Kingdom Sculpture that eximplifies increasesd realism

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Ka-Aper

Saqquara, Egypt

2450-2350 BCE

Free form

 

9

Old Kingdom

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Ti Watching a Hippopotumous Hunt

Sarraqua, Egypt

2450-2350 BCE

Represents triumph of Good over evil

 

10

Middle Kingdom

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Interior Hall ofthe ruck-cut tombs of Amenemhet

Beni Hasan, Egypt 

1950-1900 BCE

Columns serve no supportive function

11

Middle Kingdom

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Queen Hatshepsut's Funeral Temple

1480 BCE

Dedicated to Amun

First great recorded Monarch female

12

Middle Kingdom

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Hatshepsut with Offering Jars

Deir el-Bahri, Egypt

1473-1458 BCE

Depicted as male

13

Middle Kingdom

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Seated Queen Hatshepsut

1479-1458 BCE

Western Thebes, Deir el-Bahri

Painted Limestone

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Temple of Ramses II

Abu Simbel, Egypt

1290-1224 BCE

60ft tall

moved in 1968

15

Middle Kingdom

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Interior of Temple of Ramses

Abu Simbel, Egypt

1290-1224 BCE

32 ft tall

16

Middle Kingdom

An example of a hypostyle hall

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Temple of Amen-Re

Karnak

1290-1224 BC

clerestory

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Temple of Horus

Edfu, Egypt

237-47 BCE

Pylon temple

18

New Kingdom

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Fowling Scene from the Tomb of Nebamun

Thebes

1400-1350 BCE

nobleman- not royalty

Fresco Secco on dried plaster

19

New Kingdom

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Akhenaton

Temple of Aten, Karnak, Egypt

1353-1335 BCE

Elongated and androgynnous

20

New Kingdom

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Bust of Ahkenaton

1353-1335 BCE

Tell el-Amarna

White Limestone

21 inches tall

21

New Kingdom

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Akhenaton and Nefertiti

Karnak Egypt

from temple of amen-re

1353-1335 BCE

22

New Kingdom

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Two Seated Princesses

Bas Relief

Tell el-Amarna

1353-1335 BCE

White Limestone

9 in by 9 in

23

New Kingdom

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Bust of Nefertiti

Compared to a flower

Tell el-Amarna

1353-1335 BCE

 

24

New Kingdom

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Queen Tiye

1353-1335 BCE

3 & 3/4 in high

depiction of age

 

25

Middle Kingdom

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Death mask of innermost coffin of Tutankhamen

Thebes

1323 BCE

Howard Carter

Discovered in 1922

Valley of Kings

 

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Last Judgement of Hu-Nefer

Thebes

1290-1280 BCE

 

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Mentuemhet

Karnak

650 BCE