Posted: March 28th, 2017
For ancient Egyptians in many ways the underworld was considered dangerous, but there were also benefits for the deceased. Explain how it was important for kings to build their funerary tombs as part of the sun god’s cycle.
2. Explain how King Hatsheput came into rule during the 18th Dynasty.
4. Red quartzite shrines were built into temples as a place to set down the sacred _____________, which was used to carry the cult statue of the deity.
5. What solar connection did red granite symbolize?
6. King Amenhotep’s depictions underwent a physical change after his first sed¬festival at the temple of Luxor. What was different about his characteristics, and what was he now depicted as wearing?
7. Both palaces and temples were built as microcosms of the world from its very beginning. A) True B) False
8. In contract to the temples, there was little palace decoration relating directly to the deities. Instead, what types of images would you find in a palace?
9. This fragment shows a Syrian travelling to Egypt. The Egyptian world view required that all depictions of visitors, whether on diplomatic missions or for trade purposes, were shown in what way?
10. Often the stone in rock-cut tombs were too poor in quality to create reliefs. Describe the decoration styles used in these situations.
11. Pleated garments became fashionable in the late _______________ Dynasty.
12. The falcon is the animal form of Horus. However, the symbol of the _________________ is also associated with the god Horus and was often depicted on amulets and coffins. The drop and spiral imitate the marking of a falcon, and it represents healing and ‘making whole’.
13. The goddess _________________ is represented as a vulture with outstretched wings, and included in funerary decoration at the temple of King Hatshepsut.
14. Many time statues would be holding nu¬jars, and the hieroglyph of the nu-jar generally meant what?
15. Why does King Hatshepsut generally disappear from sources, even after her reign was considered successful?
16. Describe what a stelophorous statue looks like.
17. Due to King Amenhotep’s increased emphasis on the solar aspects of deities, large open ________________ were now included in many temple complexes..
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