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Paleolithic
-ended around last ice age
-Tribal hunters and gathers
-crude stone & bone tool & weapons
-cave paintings and sculputure
Hall of bulls
1st art but used to capture the spirit of the animal or as a prayer
Lascaux, France
where hall of bulls where painted on limestone w burnt coal
Humanistic tradition
humankind’s cultural legacy
OR
the sum total of the significant ideas & achievements handed down from generation to generation
Venus of willendorf
buried around the dead to protect them
cycladic
greek islands during bronze age
Dolmen
stone tomb
megaliths
mega big liths stone
capstone
roof of dolmen
River valley cultures
۞ urban life
۞political institutions
۞specialization & division of labor
۞trade & large-scale farming
۞wheeled vehicles & sailboats
۞metallurgy/bronze tools
۞writing & record keeping
۞solar calendar
River valley location and river
-egypt nile
-mesapotamia (iraq) tigris and euprates
cuneiform
clay wedge
Hieroglyph
written on papyrus, pictures or abstracts represent sounds or ideas
mesolithic
neolithic
transitional stone
new stone polished stone architecture pottery weaving
Amon, Re, Aten
egyption sun god
Osiris 2nd to the sun
the Nile River, which was identified with Osiris, the ruler of the underworld and the god of the dead.
Isis, Osiris’ wife, reassembled his body (while leaving one important part in the Nile) and brought him back to life.
Anubis
guided the souls of the dead from the world of the living to the world of the dead. Anubis ws also responsible for weighing the actions of the deceased in terms of good or evil. He is also considered the inventor of embalming and mummification
Hypostyle
pylers
pylons
piled on bricks
Isis
love, loyalty, protection, motherhood, and sexuality.
palette of king narmer
one a battle that united upper and lower egypt and a palette was made art w/ purpose
Theocratic socialism
THE LAND AS SACRED.
OWNED BY THE GODS, RULED BY THE PHARAOHS, FARMED BY THE PEASANTS
theocracy is rule by god or his represenative like pharo
nile river and myth
in the worlds longest river the Nile’s primordial waters brought forth a mound of silt, out of which emerged the self-generated sun god; from that god, the rest of Egypt’s gods were born.
pyrimids
built w/out slaves and good tools, stones 2-50tons, made to hold possesion needed in life to come
King tut
insignificant king whos tomb was not raided b/c he was not known
Obelisks
commemorative structures
Temple at karnack
5 acre religous temple for priests to perform daily rituals
Rights of egyption women
totally equal to men as far as the law was concerned
clothing of egyptian women
simple sheath dress just above or just below the breasts
Egyptian person hygiene
The sun and heat required the Egyptians to pay considerable attention to their skin and their appearance for reasons of good health as much as vanity. Egyptians bathed frequently, some several times a day. Unguents and oils were applied to the skin by both sexes. One popular mixture was made of plant extracts mixed with the fat of a cat, crocodile and hippo.
solved lice problem by shaving head and wearing wig
perfumed cone
worn on the head fasionable at parties