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  1. 1. ANCIENT ART HISTORY: Survey of Western Art I, WEEK 3Names and terms: Ren, cartouche, shwt, akh, ka, ankh, ab (ib), Anubis, Ammit, Ma’at, Osiris, khet,canopic jars, natron, Opening of the Mouth, shwabty figures, mastaba, Step Pyramid (Saqqara),Djoser (also spelled “Zoser”), Imhotep, Saqqara, Ben Ben Stone, necropolis, cenotaph, intentionalarchaism, Sed Festival (Heb Sed/Jubilee), Great Pyramids at Giza (Khufu, Khafre, Menkaure),sphinx (“Great Sphinx”/Giza), capstone, limestone casing blocks, solar barque, Valley of the Kings,Howard Carter, scarab, Valley of the Queens, Nefertari, Ramesses II (Ramses, “The Great”), Deir alMedina, Hierakonpolis, pylon, hypostyle hall, Edfu (Horus, Ptolomies), Abydos (Osiris), Luxor andKarnak (Thebes), obelisk, sunken relief, Battle of Kadesh, Ramesseum, Abu Simbel, Nubians,sanctuary (Ptah, Amun, Ramesses II, Ra), Aswan Dam, Lake Nasser, Temple of Nefertari (Hathor),Hatshepsut, Senmut (Senenmut), Deir al Bahri (Deir el Bahari), Akhetaten (Amarna; AmarnaPeriod), the AtenPossible essay questions:----Who were Djoser and Imhotep? What were some of the important innovations at the StepPyramid complex at Saqqara?--What was the political intent behind Ramesses II building a great temple at Abu Simbel, and whatwas the astrological orientation of this temple? Discuss the attempt to preserve the temple in the1960s.Images from the book:Step Pyramid, c.2650 BCGreat Pyramids and Sphinx (Giza)

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