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1.Why was the Forbidden City "forbidden," and who lived there?

2.Compare Egyptian art to art today. How were rulers, both male and female, shown then? How are they shown now? What similarities do you see? 

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1.Why was the Forbidden City "forbidden," and who lived there?

The palace in Beijing was called the forbidden city because only the emperor, his court and his servants or any other authorised persn were allowed to enterit.The palace was built by Emperor Chengzu and is the world's largest palace covering 74 hectares.

2.Compare Egyptian art to art today.

Ancient

a)Ancient art was done through painting,sculpture, monumental.

b)Architecture using sun dried and kiln bricks

c)Used papyrus for writing

d)Arts were stylized and symbolic, establishing sense of order.

e)Experts in tombs and monuments construction.

Modern

a)Currently art is done through the modern tecnology

b)Modern tools are used in architecture

c)Books are used instead of papyrus

d)Modern art in place

e) modern graves being built.                                                   

How were rulers, both male and female, shown then? How are they shown now? 

The ancient rulers were pharaohs, they could be male or female.However males were more than the female rulers only three women became pharaohs from 3000 BC to 332 BC.

Pharaohs were very powerful rulers resembling kings and power was passed on in most cases in the same family.

Currently in Egypt we have elections were a president is elected by the people.

What similarities do you see?

We donot have any similarity when comparing current rulers with the ancient pharaohs

Today a president is elected while pharaohs were self imposed or family lineage.

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