Egyptian Sculpture

Any manual on the history of Ancient Egypt is a prominent player Nefertiti, one of the most prominent of the ancient universal. Investigations on the Queen of XVIII dynasty canvas have met with a key finding in this day: its true face. We know a model’s face with his famous Nefertiti bust (which we portraits appreciate above), which provides an idealized image of the appearance of the former queen. However, finding a piece of art for almost one hundred years lime has perfected the familiar image of the queen. The pyramids of Giza, an example of ancient architectural monuments.
Enter the sitting (detail). Sculpture dating from the Dinastia V.
Papyrus illustrated with a battle of the watercolor time of Tutankhamen.
Main article: Art of One of the characteristics of Ancient Egypt is its unique drawings art, with works that often had huge symbolic funeral or religious.
Thanks to the dry climate of Egypt, and be buried oil painting by the sands of prints the desert, we arrived in acceptable state of conservation of many authentic works of art, despite the painting use of monuments as quarries, war or looting of tombs and countless temples.
Wow perfection, delicacy painters and monumentality of Egyptian art, with a distinctive style that emerged painter in the early abstract centuries, and remains almost unchanged in three millennia of culture.
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It is characterized mainly by presenting landscapes figures juxtaposed in overlapping planes. The images are posters represented with hierarchical approach, for example, the Pharaoh has a size larger than sculpture subjects or enemies that are at your side. Dominated print the “canon profile” illustration that is to represent the head and limbs in profile but the shoulders and eyes straight ahead.
See also: Painting of ancient Egypt
Begins to represent gods and pharaohs in the early dynasties, achieved during the fourth dynasty absolute mastery of the technique in elegant depictions of gallery majestic porte finished with polished hard materials such as granite or diorite. The prevailing “law of the paintings frontal”
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Egyptian architecture is characterized by the use of monumental stone, in large blocks, with solid construction system adintelado and columns.
Arises in a society with a political power highly centralized and hierarchical, with a religious conception of immortality, only to the top poster of the pharaoh, portrait which should reflect its magnificence.

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