early Ptolemaic period, how were mouths often rendered on figures?
the early Ptolemaic period, the foreign kings continued to build temples
consistent with Egyptian structural traditions instead of Hellenistic
the Ptolemaic period, rules governed the type of attributes of offerings.
What were the objects that could be offered to male deities, and
what could only be offered to female deities?
Edfu, the main cult center of the god ___________________, a living falcon
was chosen was the reincarnation and was the main statue of decoration.
bull reincarnation increased in popularity during the Late and Ptolemaic
Periods. Who does it represent, how is its divinity signified, and
what are traditional markings on this type of statue?
fourth century, burial chapels often had relief decoration in the lintel
area above the doorways. What were the three themes that were most
figure representation through Ancient Egypt, the leg striding forward is
always the ‘back’ leg, or leg furthest from the viewer.
tomb of high priest Thoth Petosiris contains scenes were Egyptian and
Hellenistic scenes were merged. Where were these scenes located
within the temples and why?
of the goddess Nephthys were often placed in burials. However, in the Late
and Ptolemaic period this figure changed how?
the grid systems, gods would hold their sceptres seven squares in front of
their center axis, and goddesses would hold their papyrus scepters only
six squares in front. What was the reason for this?
stelae, with images of young Horus standing on crocodiles and grasping
snakes and other dangerous animals in his grasp, became increasingly
common in the Ptolemaic period. What was their function?
of men during this period can be divided between those that are idealizing
and those that are realistic. The realistic ones, likely derived
from Hellenistic traditions, were identified how?
happened to the temples of Philae at Aswan in the 1960s?
during the Ptolemic period, royal cartouches were sometimes left blank in
periods of disorder. According to our text, what was the reasoning
wooden stelae from this period have a ba, or the spirit of the deceased,
in the form of a _____________________ placed on top.