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Osiris
God of the dead/underworld
Anubis
God of the dead/embalming
Seth
God of evil/chaos
Horus
God of the sky - flacon, hawk head
Isis
Goddess of Protection
Pictographs
picture writing - Egyptians used for storytelling
Papyrus
a plant grown along the Nile - used as paper
Canon of Properties
ideal mathematical ratios in art - used to measure various parts of the human body
Falcon,
ankh
Symbol of Horus
Signifies life - heiroglyph
Scarab
Symbol of Amon-Re
ka
home of the human life force/spirit
mastaba
flat topped, 1 story building with slanted walls - mark underground tombs
serdab
the room within a tomb in which the ka wtatue was placed
sarcophagus
rectangular stone coffin - often decorated with relief sculptures
necropolis
a large cemetery/building area
lotus bud
column style - stem and 'bud' on top within the column
lotus flower
column style - opens up at top, like a vase
fluted
column style - tapers slightly at top, usually vertical grooves withing them
colonnade
a row of columns supporting a horizontal member
engaged columns
columns that are used decoratively and attached to a wall