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Ancient Egyptian Art
An examination of five works of ancient Egyptian art.
# 121867 | 3,000 words | 20 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Art (History)

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This paper discusses five works of ancient Egyptian art commenting on their relevance, culture, technical aspects, and why they stand out. The paper idenitifies the themes in Egyptian art, centering on fertility.

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"Egypt was the home of the most powerful and lasting civilization in the ancient Near East, known as the Gift of the Nile, because the annual inundation kept the land fertile. (Adams) Agricultural pursuits were of enormous significance in the region as early as the Neolithic period. Consequently, one of the most persistent and often addressed themes in Egyptian art was centered on fertility, particularly the fertility of women as symbolic of the fertility of Egypt herself..."

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