In many ways the UNDERWORLD was
considered dangerous, but there were also benefits
for the deceased. Explain how it was important
for king’s to build their funerary tombs as part of the sun god’s cycle.
Explain how KING HATSHEPUTcame into rule during the 18TH DYNASTY.
Which king had the largest
funerary complex at THEBES?
*King Thutmose III
*King Thutmose I
RED QUARTZITE SHRINESwere
built into temples to set down the sacred _____________ carrying the cult statue of the deity.
RED GRANITE was used in statues as a symbolic statement about the
KING’S CONNECTIONS TO DEITIES AND THE SUN.
underwent a physical change after his
first sed-festival at the temple of Luxor. What was different about his
characteristics, and what did he now wear?
Both PALACES AND TEMPLES were built as microcosms of the world from its
In CONTRAST TO THE TEMPLES,
there was little decoration
relating directly to the deities. Instead, what types of images would you find in a palace?
During the FESTIVAL OF THE WADI, the living
crossed to the west bank to visit their tombs of their relatives.
During this visit, they would:
Share meals and drink
Hunt and fish
Perform the Opening of the Mouth ceremony
Manufacture jewelry and other precious objects
Often the stone in rock-cut tombs was too
poor in quality to create reliefs. Describe the decoration technique used in these
GARMENTS, such as those shown on
this wooden statue, became fashionable in the late
This EYE SYMBOLcalled a _________________ is associated with the god Horus and was often depicted on amulets
on coffins. The drop and spiral imitate the marking of a falcon, and represents healing and ‘making whole’.
goddess _________________ is represented as a vulture with outstretched wings, and included in funerary decoration at the temple of
Many time statues would be holding nujars,
and the hieroglyph of the nu-jar generally meant what?
Why does KING HATSHEPSUTgenerally disappear from sources, even after
her reign was considered successful?
Describe what a STELOPHOROUS STATUElooks like.
Due to KING AMENHOTEP’Sincreased emphasis on the solar aspects of deities, large open ____________ courts
were now included in many temple complexes.
On stela depictions in the 18th Dynasty, only
royal and divine figures could be placed below the sun disk.