New Kingdom Egypt. Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and the Amarna Period Pylon Temples. Construction Time Build a Pylon Temple from Lego Bricks !. Seated Khafre. Bust of Nefertiti by Thutmose. Compare & Contrast. Old Kingdom. Amarna. The Amarna Period.
Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and the Amarna Period
Build a Pylon Temple from Lego Bricks!
Bust of Nefertiti by Thutmose
Took place very early on in the New Kingdom (18th Dynasty)
Note the form of their bodies
The curvature of their figures
Relaxed & free-flowing
Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and Three Children
- Altar that was to be worshipped
- Aten is present
- Rays reach out and protect the rulers
- Very private moment in this family
- Suggests a rule shared between the two
Why are there heads misshaped in Amarna art?
Skull of a human (2000s)