Egyptian Art<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N20Ue_OWVWU&feature=related<br />
Great Pyramids<br />There are 138 pyramids that have been found<br /> 3 Pyramids at Giza are most famous<br />Pyramids of ...
Sphinx<br />http://www.history.com/topics/ancient-egypt/videos - the-great-sphinx-is-the-worlds-oldest-statue<br />
Tutankhamun<br />-Born in 1341 BC and died 1323 BC<br />-Became pharoah when he was 9 and reigned for 10 years<br />-Tomb ...
Nefertiti<br />-Queen of Akhenaten<br />-”Most Beautiful Woman in the World”<br />
Menkaure<br />
Khafre<br />Hatshepsut<br />
Statue of Horus, god of the sky, war and hunting<br />-Pharoahs were said to be Horus in human form<br />
-Cats were domesticated in Egypt, <br /> around 2000 BC<br />-Became viewed as sacred animals<br />-Many parents named dau...
Nested Coffins of Iawttayesheret<br />Dynasty 25, ca. 760-656 BC 
<br />Wood, pigment, gesso<br />
Egyptian vase<br />
Scarab<br />
Cartouche<br />-Oval shaped name plate for a king<br />-Symbolic of everything that the sun <br /> encircled, depicting ki...
Sarcophagus of Thutmose III<br />
-Create your own cartouche<br />-Use symbols to either spell your name or to depict who you are<br />-Do at least 3 differ...
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  1. 1. Egyptian Art<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N20Ue_OWVWU&feature=related<br />
  2. 2. Great Pyramids<br />There are 138 pyramids that have been found<br /> 3 Pyramids at Giza are most famous<br />Pyramids of Khufu, Menkaure, and Khafre<br />
  3. 3. Sphinx<br />http://www.history.com/topics/ancient-egypt/videos - the-great-sphinx-is-the-worlds-oldest-statue<br />
  4. 4. Tutankhamun<br />-Born in 1341 BC and died 1323 BC<br />-Became pharoah when he was 9 and reigned for 10 years<br />-Tomb found in 1922<br />
  5. 5. Nefertiti<br />-Queen of Akhenaten<br />-”Most Beautiful Woman in the World”<br />
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  9. 9. Menkaure<br />
  10. 10. Khafre<br />Hatshepsut<br />
  11. 11. Statue of Horus, god of the sky, war and hunting<br />-Pharoahs were said to be Horus in human form<br />
  12. 12. -Cats were domesticated in Egypt, <br /> around 2000 BC<br />-Became viewed as sacred animals<br />-Many parents named daughters <br /> after cats<br />-Laws were passed to protect cats<br /> and to prohibit the export of cats<br />-Cat mummies were quite common<br />Bastet, the cat goddess<br />
  13. 13. Nested Coffins of Iawttayesheret<br />Dynasty 25, ca. 760-656 BC 
<br />Wood, pigment, gesso<br />
  14. 14. Egyptian vase<br />
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  16. 16. Scarab<br />
  17. 17. Cartouche<br />-Oval shaped name plate for a king<br />-Symbolic of everything that the sun <br /> encircled, depicting king’s rule of cosmos<br />-Known in Ancient Egypt as “Sheni” which <br /> means to encircle<br />-Symbol to ward off bad luck for king<br />-Name “cartouche” came from Napoleon’s <br /> soldiers who thought they looked like <br /> cartridges or “cartouches” from their guns<br />Cartouche of Rameses<br />
  18. 18. Sarcophagus of Thutmose III<br />
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  20. 20. -Create your own cartouche<br />-Use symbols to either spell your name or to depict who you are<br />-Do at least 3 different sketches on paper<br />-Decide which one you want to use for your final clay cartouche<br />-Create a final sketch that is approximately 2” x 3/4”<br />

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