Egypt's Golden Empire: The Warrior Pharaohs

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This week we learned about the chapter, Egypt Under the Pharaohs in the Old, Middle, and New Kingdom. I will be cornering in on the art of the Palate of King Narmer, the Fragmentary head of Senuret III, and Akhenaton, Nefertiti, and three daughters. I will also be discussing “Egypt’s Golden Empire: The Warrior Pharaohs”. In the Old Kingdom, the front and back carvings on the Palette of King Narmer were of big focus. Dated circa 3000-2920 BCE, from Hierakonpolis, Egypt, in the Predynastic era, this work was a symbolic makeup palette. This pigment applied to one’s face was necessary for all people because the minerals acted as a buffer to the sun for one’s skin. King Narmer is shown large scaled due to his importance compared to his servants …show more content…
Dated circa 1860, found in the 12th Dynasty, and currently placed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the red quartzite piece represents a time of conflict due to the unification of Egypt at risk. The baggy eyes of the face represent the feelings of brokenness due to violence, the frown represents concern, and the forehead lines depict a person’s general preoccupation. In the New Kingdom, the art of Akhenaton, Nefertiti, and three daughters was of great significance during the time. Dated circa 1353-1335 BCE, from Amarna, Egypt, this work can be found in the Ägyptisches Museum in Berlin. The limestone picture shows the royal family as political propaganda. They represent immortal life through a short time and in earlier conventions. The video, “Egypt’s Golden Empire: The Warrior Pharaohs” expresses that Egypt include tombs, temples and treasures. The flick explains how Hapshetsut became into ruling as a woman, although known as a man ruler. Thutmose III, her stepson is expressed by trying to rid of his step mother’s presence but ultimately gains Egypt rule of more land than expected during his reign through his created army. This lesson describes the three kingdoms of Egypt under pharaohs’ rulings. Through the three individual works of art and the video, we learn about the beginning, upheaval, and eventual conquers of Egypt that lead to its Golden

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