This chapter will mainly talk about the function of the mortuary temple of the queen Hatshepsut. The chapter will focus on the function from physical use to metal effect (religion). And it will analyse the difference between the Hatshepsut’s temple and Palestrina, Temple of Fortuna in Egypt. Both of the buildings are used as temple. For physical use, the structure of mortuary temple performed very well.
Sarkhan Nabiyev Thought Paper One 1/25/16 Word Count: 793 words Question: What is the character and functions of deity in Genesis 1-2 and Enuma Elish? That is, what is God/are the gods like? Unraveling and chaotic atmosphere with destructive waters, as described in the beginning of the story, Enuma Elish describes the world and the seasons that come with it. Enuma Elish focuses on the beginnings of gods and how they all were created with a specific job. The reason why this story was so impactful is because it was written on seven stone tablets by the famous Babylonians created in the late 12th century B.C.
Starting in 2800 BCE the islanders began to bury their dead in “stone lined pits sealed with stone slabs known as cist graves.” Alongside drinking and eating implements were items produced by potters, now referred to as “frying pans”, due to their shape. The name comes from, “their shape spirals and circles”. The decorations on the “frying pans” were sometimes abstract renderings of ships. Frying pans may have been “palettes for mixing cosmetics or once polished, they may have been served as an early kind of mirror.” In the late Minoan period marine motifs became even more popular. “A vivid example of this ‘marine style’ is a stirrup jar, which has two round handles flanking its narrow spout, decorated with a wide-eyed black octopus with swirling tentacles, contrasted against the
First, it is the most basic funeral parlor temple where the king is not just the recipient of offerings but rather passes ceremonies for the gods (in this case Amun-Ra).  Second, the temple identifies the king with Osiris, a local Theban god which developed in significance from the 11th dynasty forwards. Certainly, the decoration and royal statuary of the temple highlights the Osirian aspects of the dead ruler, a thought seeming in the memorial statuary of many later
During the Archaic period the sculpted figures were more abstract geometric patterning, idealism, symmetrical and stiff. The purposes for the sculptures were designed as decorations of cult statues, religious buildings, or as honor reminder of the deceased/god. All statues of archaic period were in fact painted with very bright colors in the lips, hair, and other body parts. On page 117 “During the Archaic phase of Greek sculpture, freestanding representations of the male youth (kouros) retain the rigid verticality of tree trunks from which earlier Greek sculptures were carved“(Fiero). Most of the free-standing Greek sculptures from the Archaic era - resembled Egyptian statues in both shape and posture.
The Greek civilization invented Art, Geometry, Olympics, Philosophy, and Democracy. The main physical categories of Greek art are sculpture, pottery, coin design and architecture. Ancient Greek architects strove for the precision and excellence of workmanship that are the hallmarks of Greek art in general. They invented Geometry which a topic under Mathematics. The formulas they invented in Mathematics were invented as early as the sixth century B.C.
The Tlatilco female figurine (1200-900 B.C.E.) is a ceramic sculpture created in Central Mexico at the site of Tlatilco. The 9.5 cm tall sculpture depicts a woman with two faces exhibiting an intricate hairstyle, a slim waist, and large thighs. The sculptor of the Tlatilco female figurine is unknown, but one can conclude that the artist was from the people of the Tlatilco culture. The people of the Tlatilco culture lived in the Valley of Mexico, where they created many small clay figures, but sculpted them by hand rather than using a mold.
This artifact was located on the first floor of the museum, and there is other type of vases and Greek artifacts around it including statues of Greek Gods. The credit for this artifact was given to Fletcher Fund in 1928, this artifact dates to 449 B.C. The period was Classic Greek, this was attributed to the Persephone and it is made up of Terracotta, which means clay based unglazed or glazed ceramic. The dimension of this artifact is 41 centimeter in height and diameter of the mouth is 45.4 centimeter. The story behind this artifact was Persephone is the queen of the
In this presentation I will discuss each of these objects which are linked through the macabre theme of death. The Hagia Triada sarcophagus is a late Bronze Age limestone sarcophagus. Its original date was 1400 BC and was rediscovered in Hagia Triada on Crete in 1903. It gives us the most comprehensive iconography of a pre-Homeric thysiastikis ceremony and one of the best pieces of information on noble burial customs when Crete was under Mycenaean rule. The sarcophagus is on display in the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, one of the most important archaeological museums, in Greece.
The Louvre includes Egyptian antiques, crown jewels, Greek and Roman Sculptures, as well as other French noble artifacts. It houses more than 35,000 works of art at any time. Most of the artwork spans from 6th century B.C. to 19th century A.D. The museums most famous piece is Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”.
This art piece is very similar to the Gorham’s Cave Art and is slightly similar to the Venus of Willendorf. One noticeable similarity is Gormham’s Cave also used sharp stones to carve images and used the same technique of cross hatching. However, the Venus of Willendorf was similar to the La Pileta because of the use of sharp stones to carve images. The difference between my selected works is the fact that the La Pileta Cave consisted of 60 animal figures and some 50 serpent drawings. The animal figures and serpent drawings were created with yellow paintings followed by red and black charcoal.
The ancient artifact Stele of Naram-Sin, dates back to the time of r. 2254-2218 BCE. This piece was from Sipper and was found at Susa Iran. The artifact is made from an eye-catching pink limestone, which is a type of rock combined with calcium carbonate. The height of this monument is 6’6” (1.98 m) and can now be found in Musée du Louvre, Paris. This artifact is a fairly large upright stone, conveying many aspects of the culture that were practiced and portrayed back then.
Typical features include single-story structures with flat roofs, talud-tablero style. Obsidian and volcanic stone were used to build the structures. Volcano’s and caves were the door to their sacred culture. The Pyramid of the Sun is one of the largest structures in of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica and built over the multi-chambered cave that may have first inspired the religious practice and order of Teotihuacan. Teotihuacan structures formed specific backgrounds for rituals and public events.
The Seated Statue of Nehy is a white limestone Egyptian sculpture from the New Kingdom period dating back to 1250-1200 BCE with the measurements of 51 15/16 x 17 3/4 x 34 9/16 inches. The sculpture’s accession number is 22.106. It was discovered in the Memphite necropolis of Saqqara and was acquired by Henry Walters in 1924 (Egyptian Art New Kingdom 92). The sculpture exhibits texture, large scale, and stylization which is common in Egyptian sculpture. The woman portrayed in the statue is seen seated in a stiff upright posture and is very stylized; it has a round face, long curls, large eyes, a small mouth, big eyebrows and big feet.
They introduced palmette and lotus compositions, animal hunts, and such composite beasts as griffins, sphinxes, and sirens.Greek artists quickly assimilated foreign designs and motifs into new portrayals of their own myths and customs, thereby shaping the foundations of Archaic and Ancient Greek art. This noble figure of a youth is one among the earliest separate marble statues from territory, the region around Athens. it 's a kind of sculpture referred to as a kouros, characteristically portrayed nude with the left leg striding forward and hands tight at the aspect. Most kouroi were created within the Archaic period, between the late seventh and early fifth centuries B.C., and area unit believed to own served as grave markers or as dedications within the sanctuary of a