Ancient Egyptian Art

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terms, dates, images from ancient egypt

Amarna

new artistic style established by Akhenaton

atlantid

column in shape of male figure

Aton

single god worshiped by Akhenaton

clerestory

a section of a building that rises above the aisles and allows light to enter

Hatshepsut

female who ruled as pharaoh

Horus

hawk god, protector of the pharaoh

Imhotep

architect of Pyramid of King Djoser

Isis

Egyptian goddess, wife of Osiris

ka

immortal human essence

Karnak

site of large temple complex

Khafre

Old Kingdom pharaoh

mastaba

a bench-shaped Egyptian tomb

Mentuhotep I

Middle Kingdom pharaoh

necropolis

large burial area; city of the dead

Nefertiti

New Kingdom queen, wife of Akhenaton

Osiris

dying resurrecting god

pylon

monumental entrance of an Egyptian temple

Ramses II

powerful New Kingdom pharaoh

Re or Amen-Re

Egyptian sun god worshiped at Karnak

Tutankhamen

king whose tomb was discovered with contents intact

Nile River

North v. south

Nile_River

the world's longest river (4180 miles)

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