Art & Architecture of Ancient Egypt. Mask of Tutankhamun's mummy Pharaoh of Egypt Reign ca. 1332–1323 BC, 18th Dynasty. ------------- Image1 ------------- Field Data Collection Scholars Resource Collection Title Gold Funerary Mask of Tutankhamun Date ca. 1323 BCE
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Art & Architecture of Ancient Egypt
Mask of Tutankhamun's mummy
Pharaoh of Egypt Reign ca. 1332–1323 BC, 18th Dynasty
Collection Scholars Resource Collection
Title Gold Funerary Mask of Tutankhamun
Date ca. 1323 BCE
Century 14th c. BCE
Work Type sculpture (visual work)
Dimensions ca. 53 cm (height)
Style/Period New Kingdom (Egyptian)
Materials Display Gold inlaid with semi-precious stones
Current Repository Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt
Subjects Tutankhamen; Tutankhamun
Description From the innermost coffin. 18th Dynasty. From Valley of the Kings, Thebes. Tutankhamun ruled ca. 1334 BCE ? 1323 BCE, lived ca. 1341 BCE ? 1323 BCE.
Image Catalog Number Jec-0100
Image View Overall view, front
Photographer Dr. Ronald V. Wiedenhoeft
Vendor Saskia, Ltd.
Image ID 134050
Resolution Size 5
Media Type Image
File Name jec0100.jp2
Serekh (area where the royal name is inscribed)
“Dip” or impression for grinding cosmetics
Link: Excellent formal and contextual analysis of the Palette of Narmer
The Egyptian Canon of Proportions
Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1487
Ancient Egyptian Art
Dynastic Period: 2950 – 2575 BCE
Old Kingdom: 2575 – 2150 BCE
Middle Kingdom: 1975 – 1640 BCE
New Kingdom: 1539 – 1075 BCE
Third Intermediate Period/Late Egyptian Art: 1075 - 332 BCE
Ancient Egypt: Early Dynastic Art
c. 2950 – 2575 BCE
Mastaba Tomb, Saqqara
Djoser Pyramid, Saqqara
Meidum Pyramid, c 2600 BCE
(l) Tomb decoration depicting Annubis mummifying and (below) scene from a Book of the Dead
Met TOAH Link to a Book of the Dead Scroll: Section from the "Book of the Dead" of Nany, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reigns of Psensennes I–II, ca. 1040–945 B.C.Egyptian; Western ThebesPainted and inscribed papyrus
Brooklyn Museum sends a mummy for a CT scan. They’ve just discovered that the mummy Prince Pasebakhaienipet has his heart still in place and a piece of reed stuck in his throat.
Link to the Brooklyn Museum Mummy video
Worker graves at Giza – video clip from History Channel “Chasing Mummies”here shows a worker cemetery.
Karnak Temple is a vast temple complex in Luxor dedicated primarily to Amun and dating from as early as 2000 BC.
Collection Digital Media Collection
Work Record ID img006099
Work Type - Category architecture
Rights Statement NSVR
Title Great Temple of Amun
Title Type Title.Larger Entity
Title Hypostyle Hall
Display Measurement 340 feet wide & 170 feet long
Source Stokstad 2nd Ed.
Description Flower and bud Columns
Display Date circa BCE 1295-1186
ID Number Type chapter, plate
ID Number 3-28
Style/Period Term Dynasty XVIIII
Subject ceremonial structure
Image ID 5000944
Resolution Size 6
Media Type Image
File Name Stok_3-28.jp2
Large Kneeling Statue of Hatshepsut
Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 18
Reign: Joint reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III
Date: ca. 1473–1458 B.C.
The Rosetta Stone
Egypt, Ptolemaic Period, 196 BC
Examples of the Egyptian demotic script on the left and Egyptian hieroglyphics on the right flanking classical Greek script in the middle. On the Rosetta Stone itself, the ordering of the scripts is Egyptian hieroglyphics on the top, followed by the demotic script with Greek script on the bottom.
Definitions “Convention”An artistic convention is a method or style of conveying or portraying something that is widely used and recognized as meaning a certain thing (or conforming to a certain style). “Contour”Contour drawing shows the outline of the subject, and not the volume or mass of an object.Link to Wiki entry on Ancient Egyptian Pantheon“Under King Djoser’s Burial Chamber” link here