Humanities
Ancient Art: Tombs and Treasures Discussion "Animals and Deities"

AR310

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Animals and Deities

As we’ve studied, animals were very important to ancient Egyptians – some were considered sacred, while others were used for farming or other domesticated activities. Choose one animal listed below and post a discussion board essay about the animal’s purpose in ancient Egyptian art. IN YOUR OWN WORDS, describe what the animal represented, where they would be depicted in art scenes, what deity it was associated with (if any), etc. This post should be two paragraphs minimum.

Use this link as a helpful starting resource: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/animalgods.htm

Baboon

Ibis

Cats

Lions

Cattle

Ostrich

Cobra

Pigs

Crocodile

Scarab Beetle

Falcon/Hawk

Scorpion

Frog

Snake

Hippopotamus

Ram

Heron

Turtle

Jackal

Vulture

Students should make every effort to demonstrate in their responses that they have understood the assigned readings. Responses to peers should also be substantial and contribute to the discussion of the topic.

Should be 75 to 150 words, but may go longer depending on the topic. If you use any source outside of your own thoughts, you should reference that source. Include solid grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and spelling.

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AR310 Ancient Art: Tombs and Treasures Week 6 Getting Started - This Week's Activities/Reading/Study Guide This Week's Activities Learning Objectives: • • • • Classify the characteristics of painting and sculpture art forms to specific Dynasties in Ancient Egypt. Identify how Egyptian religious beliefs are reflected in works of art and architecture. Discuss the importance of funerary art in Egyptian art and architecture. Identify how cultural relationships were symbolized in art forms. Reading & Assignments: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Read Chapter 11 in your textbook (use the Study Guide to help pick up on major points) Review the Lectures Review the Study Guide Complete the Discussion "Animals and Deities" Complete the Quiz Reading Robins, G. (2008). The Art of Ancient Egypt. (Revised ed ed.). Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. ISBN: 0674030656 Chapter 11 Study Guide Read Chapter 11 (pgs. 195-209) • • • • • • • • • Study Guide Questions: Which Dynasties comprised the Third Intermediate Period? What happened to the Valley of the Kings during this time period? Who were the main deities worshipped at the cities of Tanis and Bubastis? What changes were made to the temple of Karnak by King Shoshenq I? What types of things were worn by the dead to protect them during their journey into the afterlife? What is the imagery/scene depicted in the open-work faience in figure 239 of our text? What were the changes in coffin decoration during the Twenty-first Dynasty? What were the typical source texts for illustrations on the two funerary papyri? Were statues of this time period traditional or non-traditional in terms of design elements? AR310 Ancient Art: Tombs and Treasures Week 6 Discussion "Animals and Deities" Animals and Deities As we’ve studied, animals were very important to ancient Egyptians – some were considered sacred, while others were used for farming or other domesticated activities. Choose one animal listed below and post a discussion board essay about the animal’s purpose in ancient Egyptian art. IN YOUR OWN WORDS, describe what the animal represented, where they would be depicted in art scenes, what deity it was associated with (if any), etc. This post should be two paragraphs minimum. Use this link as a helpful starting resource: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/animalgods.htm Baboon Ibis Cats Lions Cattle Ostrich Cobra Pigs Crocodile Scarab Beetle Falcon/Hawk Scorpion Frog Snake Hippopotamus Ram Heron Turtle Jackal Vulture Students should make every effort to demonstrate in their responses that they have understood the assigned readings. Responses to peers should also be substantial and contribute to the discussion of the topic. Should be 75 to 150 words, but may go longer depending on the topic. If you use any source outside of your own thoughts, you should reference that source. Include solid grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and spelling. ...
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Baboon Animal in Ancient Egyptian Art
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