Fine Egyptian Art Collection

Fine Egyptian Art Collection

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Fine Egyptian Art Collection
  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 1

    Venus of Hohle Fels 35,000 - 40,000 B.C. - Discovered:in September 2008 in a cave called Hohle Fels, by a team from the University of Tübingen

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 2

    Lion man of the Hohlenstein Stadel 30,000 BC-26,000 B.C. Discovered:Its pieces were found in 1939 in a cave named Stadel, in the Swabian Alb, Germany.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 3

    Venus of Willendorf 28,000 B.C.E – 25,000 B.C. "The limestone from which the 11cm high Venus had been carved, comes almost certainly from the region around the Moravian city of Brno 136km to the northeast of Willendorf.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 4

    The Seated Scribe 2620–2500 B.C.Discovered: in Saqqara on 19 November 1850 by French archeologist Auguste Mariette

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 5

    Narmer Palette 3100 B.C.E. The Narmer Palette provides one of the earliest known depictions of an Egyptian king.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 6

    Khasekhem ca. 2690 B.C. Khasekhem is unique in Egyptian history as having both the symbols of Horus and Set on his serekh.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 7

    Bust of Cleopatra VII ca. 69 - 30 B.C.E. Discovered: Egypt, in the early 1900s. Present location: Royal Ontario Museum, Canada

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 8

    Great Sphinx of Tanis 2600 BC Discovered:in 1825 among the ruins of the Temple of Amun at Tanis. The Greek word "sphinx", commonly used to refer to the Egyptian statues representing a lion with a human head, was not the original term.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 9

    Great Sphinx of Giza c.2575—c.2465 B.C. The royal human head on a lion's body symbolized power and might, controlled by the intelligence of the pharaoh, guarantor of the cosmic order, or ma'at.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 10

    Khafra ca. 2570 B.C. Khafra was the builder of the second largest pyramid of Giza. The Egyptian name of the pyramid was Wer(en)-Khafre which means "Khafre is Great"

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 11

    King Menkaura (Mycerinus) and queen Died ca. 2500 B.C. The statue was the modern world’s first glimpse of one of humankind’s artistic masterworks.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 12

    Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II ca. 2051–2000 B.C. Mentuhotep II Nebhepetre was the fifth king of Dynasty 11.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 13

    As not all hippo statues from this era were elaborately painted, William is a particularly important example; he has been “covered with a decoration in black line of lotus flowers, buds, and leaves” to signal his “natural surroundings among the lowlands of the Nile.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 14

    Amenemhat III (throne name, Nimaatre) 1853 — 1806 BC Amenemhet III brought Middle Kingdom Egypt to a peak of economic prosperity by completing a system to regulate the inflow of water into Lake Moeris, in the Al-Fayyūm depression southwest of Cairo.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 15

    Kneeling statue of Khahotepre Sobekhotep VI ca 1750 - 1700 BC Khahotepre Sobekhotep VI's father was perhaps Sobekhotep IV, the best attested king of the entire second intermediary period.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 16

    Head of a nobleman 1550-1300 B.C.E. It's dated from the New Kingdom , probably from the time of Horemheb. An expression of sweetness and peace shines from this head.The fleshy mouth and melancholy look are typical of Amarna Art.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 17

    Sphinx of Hatshepsut ca. 1473–1458 B.C. Hatshepsut was one of the most prolific builders in ancient Egypt, commissioning hundreds of construction projects throughout both Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 18

    Seated Statue of Hatshepsut ca. 1479–1458 B.C. Hatshepsut was one of the most prolific builders in ancient Egypt, commissioning hundreds of construction projects throughout both Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 19

    KING AMENOPHIS I ca. 1504 B.C . Amenophis I was the first Egyptian sovereign of the New Kingdom to have, in a vain effort to prevent plunder, separated his Temple of Millions of years from his burial place.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 20

    Large Kneeling Statue of Hatshepsut ca. 1479–1458 B.C. The large kneeling statue once was part of a group of similar figures aligned on the right-hand (northern) side of the processional way, most probably along the axis of the temple's second court.

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 21

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 22

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 23

  • Fine Egyptian Art - Episode 24