By Tyler Mason
The Periods of the Egyptian Art
Predynastic (4210 BC-2680 BC)
Old Kingdom (2680 BC-2259 BC)
Middle Kingdom (2258 BC-1786 BC)
New Kingdom (1786 BC-1786 BC)
Third Intermediate Period (1069 BC-664 BC)
First Intermediate Period, Late Period and Second Persian Period (664 BC-332 BC)
Ptolemaic Kingdom (332 BC-30 BC)
Roman Egypt (30 BC to Chistianization in the 4th century AD)
The Reasons of Egyptian Art
They built pyramids for their Pharaohs when they died or was going to die soon.
The Egyptians loved gold. They put gold on everything.
They made Sphinx which is a cat with a mans head. The Sphinx were huge and were made to honor Pharaohs.
They also made their art to honor their gods.
They made their hieroglyphics because they like to tell legends and stories.
They did most of their stuff to honor their gods and Pharaoh.
The Art of Egypt was Amazing
The Pyramid of Giza
The Pyramid of Giza is one of the most famous pyramids in all of the history of the world. A great add-on to the biggest and oldest pyramids in the world.
The Sphinx of Giza
The Sphinx of Giza is a limestone creation it is based on a Couchant Sphinx. The Couchant Sphinx is a mythical creature that was a cat with a mans face.
In Egypt their "Language" was Hieroglyphics. They were used to tell stories and myths. The "Language" of Hieroglyphics is mostly pictures and lines but some can make great stories out of them.