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Ancient Egyptian Art

terms, dates, images from ancient egypt
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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)