Range: 1975-‐332 BCE Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom Terms/Concepts: Clerestory, Hypostyle, Rock-‐Cut Tomb, Ankh, Amarna, Peristyle, Book of the Dead, Pylon, Block Sculpture, conInuous narraIve, Aten, monotheism, polytheism, canon of proporIons, clerestory, Monument List: 3-‐14, Rock-‐Cut Tomb, Beni Hasan, Middle Kingdom, 1938-‐1756 BCE 3-‐20, Hypostyle Hall in the Great Temple of Amun at Karnak, New Kingdom, 1292-‐1190 BCE 3-‐21, VoIve Statue of Hatshepsut, New Kingdom, 1473-‐1458 BCE 3-‐26, Akhenaten and his Family, New Kingdom, 1353-‐1336 BCE 3-‐35, Judgment of Hunefer from his Book of the Dead, New Kingdom, 1285 BCE
5000-‐2920 BCE • Early DynasIc Period (I-‐III) 2920-‐2611 BCE • Old Kingdom (IV-‐VIII) 2575-‐2465 BCE • First Intermediate Period (IX-‐XI) 2134-‐2040 BCE • Middle Kingdom (XI-‐XIV) 2040-‐1640 BCE • Second Intermediate Period (XV-‐XVII) 1640-‐1532 BCE • New Kingdom (XVIII-‐XX) 1550-‐1070 BCE • Third Intermediate Period (XXI-‐XXV) 1070-‐712 BCE • Late Period (XXV-‐XXXI) 712-‐332 BCE • Greco/Roman Egypt 332 BCE-‐359 CE
/ I have not caused tears. / I have not killed, / I have not ordered to kill, / I have not made anyone to suﬀer.” This secIon ends with him declaring that he is “pure” and that “no evil should befall [him].”
With each challenge the deceased must respond with the challenger’s name. “ ‘I shall not open for you,’ / Says the bolt-‐clasp of this gate, / ‘Unless you tell my name,’ / ‘Eye-‐of-‐Sobk-‐Lord-‐of-‐Bakhu is your name.’ ”
the dead funcIon in ancient EgypIan ritual? How are the themes found in these “books” connected to other arIfacts? 2. What is the Amarna period? How does it represent a great divergence from the nature of EgypIan art and religion? 3. How are issues of gender and kingship approached on the statuary of Hatshepsut? 4. Describe the development of tomb architecture from the Early DynasIc period to the New Kingdom. How have pracIcal consideraIons impacted how the EgypIans provided for their pharaoh’s aaerlife?