Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key


Play button


Play button




Click to flip

85 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Narmer Palette (Medium)
Green Schist
Narmer Palette Location
Narmer Palette Style (Time)
Early Dynastic Period
Narmer Palette (Significance)
Interpreted to announce the country's unity and the beginning of the country's growth as a powerful city- state; Also uses heiratic scale and registers
Narmer Palette (Style)
Early Dynastic Period
Djoser's Pyramid (Artist)
Imhoptep- first architect in history known by name
Djoser's Pyramid (Medium)
Djoser's Pyramid (Style)
Old Kingdom Egypt
Djoser's Pyramid (Location)
Djoser's Pyramid (Discussion)
Was planned to be a single mastaba, but was enlarged into a step pyramid with six mastaba-like elements. This is the earliest known monumental architecture in Egypt. Tomb of Djoser.
Great Pyramids (Artists)
Fourth Dynasty Kings: Menkaure, Khafre, Khufu
Great Pyramids (Medium)
Granite and Limestone
Great Pyramids (Style)
Old Kingdom Egypt
Great Pyramids (Location)
Great Pyramids (Significance)
Built as resting places for the three Kings
Khafre (Artist)
Unknown (Egyptian)
Khafre (Medium)
Anorthosite Gneiss (like Diorite)
Khafre (Style)
Old Kingdom Egypt
Khafre (Location)
Giza, Valley Temple of Khafre (Now in Egyptian Museum in Cairo)
Khafre (Significance)
Falcon God Horus perches on his back, protecting the King's head with his wings, The throne's legs have lions- symbols of authority, lotus and papyrus plants beneath the seat symbolize the King's power over upper and lower Egypt
Menkaure and a Queen (Artist)
Menkaure and a Queen (Medium)
Graywacke with traces of red and black paint
Menkaure and a Queen (Style)
Old Kingdom Egypt
Menkaure and a Queen (Location)
Menkaure and a Queen (Significance)
Flatfooted stride, sturdy legs, shows good health and youthfulness, Fertility Features Emphasized
Seated Scribe (Artist)
Seated Scribe (Medium)
Painted limestone with inlaid eyes of crystal, calcite, and magnesite mounted in copper
Seated Scribe (Style)
Old Kingdom Egypt (Fifth Dynasty)
Seated Scribe (Location)
Saqqara (near tomb of Kai)
Seated Scribe (Significance)
Flabby and Smooth skin indicating he was a scribe and was free from physical labor
Rock-Cut Tomb (Artist)
Rock-Cut Tomb (Medium)
Carved out of solid Rock
Rock-Cut Tomb (Style)
Middle Kingdom
Rock-Cut Tomb (Location)
Beni- Hasan
Rock-Cut Tomb (Significance)
Included entrance portico (projecting roof held by columns), a main hall, and a shrine with a burial chamber
Head of Senusret III (Artist)
Head of Senusret III (Medium)
Yellow Quartzite
Head of Senusret III (Style)
Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty
Head of Senusret III (Location)
Head of Senusret III (Significance)
Shows detailed facial lines, sunken eyes; This is a King that is emotiotionally drained, and this image portrays a pessimistic view of life full of burden
Hippopotamus (Artist)
Hippopotamus (Medium)
Hippopotamus (Style)
Middle Kingdom 12th Dynasty
Hippopotamus (Location)
Tomb of Senbi, Meir
Hippopotamus (Significance)
Could have been placed in tombs of women for good fortune, or bad luck in men's tombs- standing in water- lotus flowers and blue paint
Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Artist)
Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Medium)
Positioned against high cliffs, built into rock
Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Style)
New Kingdom
Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Location)
Deir El-Bahri
Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (Significance)
Follows an Axial plan, Faces the Great Temple of Amun (several miles away), Large hypostyle hall, columned porticos, Remarkable union of nature and architechture
Hatshepsut Enthroned (Artist)
Hatshepsut Enthroned (Medium)
Hatshepsut Enthroned (Style)
New Kingdom
Hatshepsut Enthroned (Location)
Deir El-Bahri
Hatshepsut Enthroned (Significance)
Portrayed as a man ruler, wearing linen headress, and has a bull's tail
Temple of Amun (Artist)
Temple of Amun (Medium)
Temple of Amun (Location)
Temple of Amun (Style)
New Kingdom
Temple of Amun (Significance)
Hypostyle Hall, Clearstory, Columns with Bud Capitals and Flower Capitals (Lotus Flowers), May have been used for ceremonial purposes
Akhenaten and Family (Artist)
Akhenaten and Family (Medium)
Painted Limestone
Akhenaten and Family (Style)
New Kingdom
Akhenaten and Family (Location)
Akhenaten and Family (Significance)
Sunken relief, shows Queen Nefertiti with the three daughters, and Akhenaten- shows parents engaged lovingly with their children in a way not hinted at in older portraits
Queen Tiy (Artist)
Queen Tiy (Style)
New Kingdom
Queen Tiy (Medium)
Boxwood, gold, silver, lapis lazuli, cloth, clay, wax, ebony, glass
Queen Tiy (Location)
Kom Medinet el-Ghurab
Queen Tiy (Significance)
Akhenaten's mother
Nefertiti (Artist)
Found in the workshop of Thutmose
Nefertiti (Medium)
Painted Limestone
Nefertiti (Style)
New Kingdom
Nefertiti (Location)
Nefertiti (Significance)
Called a bust, which was very unusual for its time. Was never finished, may have been a model for sculpting other works of art, iconic, and has features people tend to value- symmetrical
Funerary Mask of Tutankhamen (Artist)
Funerary Mask of Tutankhamen (Medium)
Gold inlaid with glass and semiprecious stones
Funerary Mask of Tutankhamen (Style)
New Kingdom
Funerary Mask of Tutankhamen (Location)
Tomb of Tutankhamen, Valley of the Kings, near Deir el-Bahri
Funerary Mask of Tutankhamen (Significance)
Wearing blue and gold nemes, double uraeus with cobra and vulture
Temple of Ramses II (Artist)
Temple of Ramses II (Medium)
Carved into a mountain
Temple of Ramses II (Style)
New Kingdom
Temple of Ramses II (Location)
Abu Simbel
Temple of Ramses II (Significance)
In the back sancuary are the three Gods, Ra, Ptah, and Amun as well as Ramses. In front are 65 ft statues of Ramses as well as his wife and family.