Ancient Egyptian tombs contained art to help the soul transition from Life to Death and to help the deceased navigate the Underworld. Great care was taken to preserve the body for the journey into the Underworld. Compare and contrast modern day examples of burial art to that of the Ancient Egyptians. What are the similarities and what are the differences?
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Look at the pictures of the Temple of Philae at Aswan and the Temple of Horus at Edfu (see the PowerPoint presentation). These were built in a period of Roman domination of Egypt. Mention something you see in/on/about one of these temples that indicate a Roman influenced change and describe it.
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3 Assignment answer each question
Navel shown in full view
Both eyes displayed shown
Face and feet point opposite directions
Limbs shown in profile view
The Middle Kingdom
The Late Period