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Egyptian, Greek and Roman Art

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Egyptian Tomb Art
this is egyptian art, it is a painting and is storytelling. the importance of religion and the respect for death ruled their art. paintings had pictures of gods and goddesses doing different activities.
Egyptian Relief Sculpture
this is egyptian art, it is a sculpture, it tells story and is historical. it ensured the performance of important ceremonies and reinforced the memory of royal deeds. Realism is not the main goal, the people are distinguished by captions, placement, size, and what they're doing not by facial features.
Bust of Queen Nefrititi
Egyptian family, it is a bust and an icon of female beauty. it is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC by the sculptor Thutmose. a german archeological team discovered the bust in 1912 in Thutmose workshop.
Egyptian Jewlery
egyptian art, jewlery, and its religious. the scarab design was associated with life and rebirth. the eye represents the eye of horus, the hawk god, the cobra, an emblem of divine and royal sovereignty.
King Tut Funeral Mask
egyptian pharaoh, bust, religious. King Tut was the youngest pharaoh and ruled for only 10 years because he died at the age of 18.
Pyramids at Giza
egyptian art, architecture, religion. The great pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids. it is the oldest of the seven wonders of the world and the only one to remain largely intact.
The Parthenon
it was greek, it was dedicated to athena, its archaeological, its construction began in 447 bc when the athenian empire was at the height of its power.
Greek Column Orders
it's greek and architecture, a classical order is one of the ancient styles of classical architecture. the ancient orders were Doric, Ionic, and Corinthean.
Archaic Greek Statues
its greek, sculpture, the body is much more intricate than the ones in the daedatic sculpture. the body is better proportioned, artist had to put their fears aside and face sculpting a penis.
Kritios Boy
its greek and its a sculpture, religious, it is located in a museum near the site where it was excavated. the sculpture is 3ft. 10in.
King Laocoon and His Sons
ancient rome, sculpture & symbolism, laocoon, the priest of apollo, and his two sons are locked in the coils of two serpents on the steps of an altar.
Nike of Samothrace
its a greek sculpture, its symbolism. it was created to not only honor the goddess Nike, but to honor a sea battle. it conveys a sense of action and triumph.
Black figured Greek Vase
its a greek sculpture, its religious, the panathenaic, would have been filled with oil from the sacred olive groves in Attica
Red figured Greek Vase
its a greek sculpture, its religious.