Pharaoh Mycerinus And Queen Khamerernebty And Kouros Comparison

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Register to read the introduction… In comparison, the Egyptian sculpture of Pharaoh Mycerinus and Queen Khamerernebty and the Greece sculpture Kouros, both statues pose with one leg forward and their weight is equal on both, therefore giving them the appearance that they can't move (Benton & DiYanni , p. 64). More comparisons also include the Tribute Bearers Bringing Offerings relief sculpture, their faces are not straight forward, just showing profiles much like the Egyptian …show more content…
This culture seemed to be proud of the naked male body and perhaps it may have represented strength, therefore putting “MAN” at the center of the Universe. The Greeks seemed to copy some of the Egyptian sculptures in style of pose and putting one foot in front of the other (Morse, 9/12/12) which is not considered natural. In comparison, also from the Archaic Period the sculpture Lady of Auxerre has proportions that look odd to her waist, unusually wide feet as well as not having an appearance of two legs by the way she is clothed. Another such example of this type of art was the Sumerian sculpture Standing Man. He has astonished eyes, one eyebrow, his shoulders are too high up and well as having the appearance of no legs or …show more content…
For Instance, some of the Middle Eastern sculptures represent Gods or is themed on something that represents what they may need for resources in their geographical area. In most circumstances however, body sculptures either look disoriented, alien like or missing body and facial parts. In the Egyptian culture, they made statues that almost looked the same with no change and seemingly felt as if no one really had a personal identity except for the scribes. Their paintings, although very colorful depicted strange body movements with body facing frontward and the heads in a profile which would be very hard for any human to be able to walk around with all the time. Concerning Greece, it is very interesting that they were putting “Man” as the center of the Universe. Their naked statues is somewhat a reminder of Adam and Eve time. For these reasons, I feel that they were trying to be true to oneself with a little bragging at times like all humans do. Most intriguing about the rulers and cultures is that most worshiped the sun. They almost had it right, however instead of Sun God, it should be Son of

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