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Art of Early Civilization: Near East and Egypt

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October 09, 2012

Art of Early Civilization: Near East and Egypt

Lecture given Tuesday October 09, 2012.

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October 09, 2012
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  24. Copper, gold and tin were eastern deserts and were vita

    craftsmanship and art. Coppe tools and weapons after being through repeated heating and of copper could be hammered make large metal statues, alth rarely survive from antiquity. Copper mixed with tin pro which was easily worked into toiletry items like razors and m statuettes of gods or royalty. G lavishly in products destined royal household, such as gild statuary, gold jewellery and ve solid gold coffins and mumm King Tutankhamun (c.1320 BC Mud and sand were also r dried mud bricks were the mo building material for the earli temples and for urban structu Egyptian history. Sand was fo with quartzite and fired to pro faience, a forerunner of glass distinctive blue or green colo to heat in a kiln. Although Egypt is primar country, wood was available b trees, like sycamore and acaci abroad, notably cedar import Levant. Statues, furniture and among the products crafted fr ART IN SOCIETY Royal patronage funded temp construction and royal mortu Styles established by royal wo imitated in work for private pa 25˚ 30˚ 30˚ 35˚ Cu Cu Cu Cu Cu Memphis (Mit Rahina) El-Amarna Aswan Luxor Asyut Hibis Balat Elephantine Aniba Qift (Coptos) Karnak Thebes Hierakonpolis Bubastis Buto Sais (Sa el-Hagar) Tanis Mendes Giza Saqqara Abu Simbel Abydos El-Kab Nile Bahr Yusuf Delta M E D I T E R R A N E A N S E A R E D S E A N U B I A N D E S E R T EASTERN DESERT FAIYUM W E S T E R N D E S E R T SINAI E G Y P T First cataract Second cataract Bahariya Oasis Siwa Oasis Farafra Oasis Dakhla Oasis Kharga Oasis N 0 0 100 miles 150 kms 1 Sites and Monuments fertile area desert route political centre other important city religious site fortification pyramid site natural resources gold copper tin natron (salts) limestone calcite (Egyptian alabaster) basalt greywacke coloured stones (jasper, porphyry) quartzite red granite sandstone turquoise Cu
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  29. Imhotep. Stepped Pyramid and Mortuary Precinct of Djoser. Saqqara, Egypt.

    c.2630-2575 BCE.
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  31. Imhotep. Serdab, Stepped Pyramid and mortuary precinct of Djoser. Saqqara,

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