LEARN ABOUT IT:
- 3.1 Explore the pictorial conventions for representing the human figure in ancient Egyptian art, established early on and maintained for millennia.
- 3.2 Analyze how religious beliefs were reflected in the funerary art and architecture of ancient Egypt.
- 3.3 Examine the relationship of royal ancient Egyptian art to the fortunes and aspirations of the rulers who commissioned it.
- 3.4 Understand and characterize the major transformation of ancient Egyptian art and convention under the revolutionary rule of Akhenaten.
IMAGES (be able to identify these images by title, date, medium, and culture of origin)
Narmer Palette (p. 52)
Elements of Architecture (p. 55)
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Rosetta stone (p. 79)
You should be familiar enough with other images presented in the text and lectures, so as to be able to support explanations of attribution and physical, formal, iconographical, and contextual analysis.