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Ancient Egyptian Art
The Art of Ancient Egypt.
Terms in this set (10)
ruler, complete authority
period during which a single family provided a succession of rulers
Low, flat tomb
tall, four sided, pointed stone shafts
A strict set of rules followed by all Egyptian artists required that every part of the body shown from the most _____.
familiar part of view
Describe the Egyptian Canon of Proportions
-every part of the body be shown from the most familiar point of view.
- when painting pharaoh,all parts show, complete slender
- head, arm,feet shown
-eyes, shoulders in front
early form of picture writing
architect of Pyramid of King Djoser
king whose tomb was discovered with contents intact
What was Calvert's suggestion to Schliemann for excavating Troy?
what came first neolithic or paleolithic
When did Buddhism come to China? Why did people turn to Buddhism during the Period of Disunion?
What happened at the 2nd Punic War?
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Art and Eternity in Ancient Egypt
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