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    Art has been a large contributor to sharing the history of our world. We learned this week that it was important to use art in times when not everyone can read or when there is not a common language within a small territory. Both these statues are perfect examples of how artists can show their own interpretation of what is happening in the world around them through their art. Here I will consider the story being told by the artist in both statues. The first statue is the Royal…

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    Egypt had one of most thriving empire prior to 1500. From 1560 B.C. to 1080 B.C. the empire was known as the Golden Empire. Examining the video called Egypt’s Golden Empire from PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises you can learn the Golden Empires Rise and fall. You grasp the empires history from Cities to technology advancements. The focus on this video is to analysis the film for its entertainment value, historic accuracy, and relevance to western civilization. The entertainment value is…

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    There are ruined citadels and imposing public squares that reveal three stages of development in which evolved temples, plazas, altars, and ball courts. Art and hieroglyphs adorn the ruins. Archaeologists discovered a monumental stairway in the plaza that depicts the history of Copan with more than 1800 individual glyphs. The Mayan elite had a practice of burying their ancestor’s in front of their dwellings, they considered this a place of honor. This is important to archaeologists as it enables…

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    honoring the king of Egypt, Ptolemy V, in the second century B.C. More startlingly, the Greek passage announced that the three scripts were all of identical meaning. The artifact thus held the key to solving the riddle of hieroglyphics, a written language that had been “dead” for nearly 2,000 years.…

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    Ancient Egypt has many influences on the design world. One of the design influences is the furniture that is being used every day. The furniture also shows the status of someone’s life. The furniture piece that I will be focusing on is the bed frame and how it was made, as well as how it can show its’ owners status. Beds are an essential part of sleeping but back in Ancient Egypt they did not have the materials that we have today. The structure of the bed that was made in the period of Ancient…

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    Ancient Egypt is a very advanced civilization, this was noted by the marks they have left in history that inclued the 7 indicators. The Egyptian Government was ruled by the Pharaoh. The Pharaoh was the leader not just of government but also of the religion. In the Government under the Pharaoh there was a Vizier. The vizier was the Chief and he vizier would Oversee the lands. All most all Egyptians would work hard in the fields near the nile river. What they would do is they would grow…

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    Looking at the way Ancient Egyptian civilization lived, worship, and built their kingdom is really amazing. They have made many advances from the Predynastic period to the Eighteenth Dynasty. Just the way they built the tombs and made changed over the periods to make them stand the test of time. Just thinking about something that was built in 1500 B.C. is still standing today. We have buildings built in the 1970’s that are gone due to not being taken care and poor construction. It seems like of…

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    1. Egypt has a large (and to us, sometimes confusing) pantheon of deities. Each of you should find an Egyptian deity not previously mentioned by another classmate. Describe that god or goddess to the others, and attach a link to your source. You must also find an illustration or photo of the deity and insert it into your post. You may attach the image if insertion does not work. I chose Anubis for this week’s assignment. I find Anubis to be the one of the most fascinating God’s in ancient Egypt…

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    Essay On Greek Women

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    Ptolemaic Egypt is a time richly pigmented with documents, sculptures and artifacts that are being studied today so that their ancient society can be interpreted and hopefully more understood. Although this was a time long, long ago, we have to remember that these were still just human beings. They were very similar to us in that they had a brain, two eyes, and a heart; among many if not all the same organs. They had many social problems that mirror that of today’s society in the case…

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    China began along the Huang He River valley. The first dynasty to start in China was the Xia Dynasty. The Xia Dynasty was led by Yu The Great. He led the people to build canals in order to control the flooding of the Huang He River. He then passed power to his son Qi. Qi began the system of dynastic or the hereditary system. After the Xia Dynasty fell, the Shang Dynasty began in 1766 B.C. The capital city of the Shang Dynasty was Anyang. Kings were the head of all clans, claiming a common…

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