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Egyptian Art

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Egyptian Art

  1. 1. Egyptian Art By Anna-Marie Torres
  2. 2. Did You Know? <ul><li>Imhotep </li></ul><ul><li>Lived almost 5,000 years ago </li></ul><ul><li>Heard of his name from the Famous “Mummy” movies. </li></ul><ul><li>Famous for being an artist, architect, and scientist. </li></ul><ul><li>Earliest one known today. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 4 Aspects of Egypt <ul><li>Architecture Sculptures </li></ul><ul><li>Hieroglyphs Mummy Cases </li></ul>
  4. 4. Architecture <ul><li>First style of pyramid </li></ul><ul><li>Designed by artist and architect Imhotep </li></ul><ul><li>Underground Burial </li></ul>
  5. 5. Architecture <ul><li>Great Pyramid </li></ul><ul><li>Earths Largest </li></ul><ul><li>3 burial chambers </li></ul><ul><li>2.3 million stone blocks </li></ul><ul><li>Located in Giza </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sculptures <ul><li>Sphinx located in Giza </li></ul><ul><li>Carved out of limestone </li></ul><ul><li>Sun God </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sculptures <ul><li>Nefertiti </li></ul><ul><li>Queen of Egypt </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Beautiful one is come” </li></ul><ul><li>Located at Berlin's Egyptian Museum </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hieroglyphics <ul><li>“ Holy Carvings” </li></ul><ul><li>Displayed on pyramids and tombs of the royalty. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hieroglyphics <ul><li>Pictures they used to represent words came to represent sounds </li></ul>
  10. 10. Hieroglyphics <ul><li>Rosetta Stone </li></ul>
  11. 11. Mummy Cases <ul><li>Carefully carved </li></ul><ul><li>Colorfully decorated </li></ul><ul><li>Hieroglyphics </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures of gods </li></ul>
  12. 12. Mummy Cases <ul><li>Even insides were decorated </li></ul><ul><li>Often made in Layers </li></ul>
  13. 13. Summary <ul><li>Egypt has many beautiful pieces of art. </li></ul><ul><li>No matter were you go in Egypt you will be surrounded by it. </li></ul>
  14. 14. THE END
  15. 15. Resources <ul><li>http://lifestyle.iloveindia.com/lounge/facts-about-egypt-1332.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/explore/gizahistory.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nationalgeographic.com/pyramids/pyramids.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://historylink101.net/egypt_1/pic_sphinx.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ancientsculpturegallery.com/274.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ancient-egypt-online.com/history-of-hieroglyphics.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.buzzle.com/articles/history-of-egyptian-hieroglyphics.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.unmuseum.org/mcase.htm </li></ul>

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