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    Ancient Egyptian Mummies

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    The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has arranged its largest exhibition on ancient Egyptian mummies and artifacts in the history, “Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt”. The expanded exhibition include an additional eight cases focusing on the science behind studying mummies. In exhibition, a combination of rare artifacts and cutting-edge research tools illuminate how Smithsonian scientists have pieced together the lives of ancient Egyptians through their burial practices and rituals…

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    Armor includes Body armor armor shields they were first made out of stone then made out of copper then made out of bronze over the years of Egypt it is very popular in Ancient Egyptian weapons include Bow and arrow war chariot maces battle axes later metal heads hatches clubs sword sickle swords and daggers spears.The weapons were very useful in those days probably the most popular weapons are swords Pharaohs The Egyptians believed pharaohs to connect gods and men.That is why they…

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    Ancient Egyptian religion was known as polytheism. Egyptians centered their beliefs on many gods, and these gods or deities were believed to have powers which controlled the order of nature. Religion played an important role and had a great influences on the Egyptian’s arts. Greek historian Herodotus said “The Egyptian’s were the most religious people he knew, and their religious faith inspired much of Egypt’s greatest art.” Pharaohs ruled the land of the living. Religious practice centered on…

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    TheImportance of a Priest and Priestess in Ancient Egypt Society Preists and Priestesses were regarded as very important in Ancient Egypt Society, as the Egyptian’s considered all of the Gods lived in Temples and only Priests or Priestesses were important enough to enter the sacred area of Temples. Priests and Priestesses were paid for their work as a Priest with a share of the food and drink offered to the Gods. The Dendara Temple A Tomb which houses the mummy and the mummy…

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    Mummy Of Nes-Ptah

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    Basic Description The chosen object was the “Cartonnage Case containing Mummy of Nes-Ptah”. The mummy belongs to Thebes, Egypt from Dynasty 22. It is dated back from 946 – 712 BC. The cartonnage and the mummy I put on the display at museum that was gifted to museum by C. Granville Way in 1872. The cartonnage is in the form of a figurine that is brightly painted in horizontal registers and columns. The cartonnage is made of wood and is varnished. Another resin material is poured over the coffin…

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    Hieroglyphics

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    the Middle East, and Africa, many of these languages have been altered from the original designs. Nowadays there are visuals that are extremely similar to the previous styles and ways of the Egyptian hieroglyphics, and these comparisons are illustrated in the miniature depictions that are commonly seen on cellphones, tablets, and computer screens. These figures are now generically…

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    In ancient Egypt, art was magical. Whether in the form of painting, sculpture, carving or script, art had the power to maintain universal order and grant immortal life by appealing to various gods to act on behalf of people – both in life and in death. A major purpose of the art in ancient Egypt was to carry messages of this world to the world of the deceased. A notable example of this would be the art in the tombs, that no one could see. Egyptian art was not based on what the artist could see…

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    Ancient Egypt Canon

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    A system of proportions was used throughout the history of ancient Egypt. The canon created a system to determine proportions. Specific proportions may have varied; however, the principle of the canon remained unchanged. Have you ever noticed that ancient Egyptian sculptures often look very similar even when made centuries apart? What was the 'Canon' of Egyptian sculpture? Why did they feel the need to come up with these norms and standards? Why did this 'Canon' last so long? The 'Canon'…

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    Essay About Mummies

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    Mummies. Egyptian mummies wrapped in linen usually come into mind when this word is mentioned. However, there is a plethora of mummies that many people do not know about. Bog bodies and crypt mummies are some of the most interesting types, because they are extremely unique. These mummies share numerous things that are similar, while also sharing things that differ greatly. Bog bodies and crypt mummies are very similar when it comes to their location, but their way of mummification and their…

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    Tashawna Nash December 8, 2017 Art 3100 – Professor Ellisabeth Tiso Final Research Paper The Tomb of Meketre vs Panel from an Ivory Box Cultural influences have a significant impact of the art that’s produced. By all the sculptures and different painting or anyway the artist at that time express themselves show the many differences and similarities between the cultures. There are many ways that that Indian culture…

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