Egyptian Art

Imhotep is the first artist in history whose name is known.


-2600 BC. to 700 BC.

-Egyptian art revolved around religion and the afterlife.

-They used bright colors and the art included wall murals, architecture, and sculptures.

-They built pyramids in the Sahara desert to bury their pharaohs so they could be in a temple in their afterlife.

Main People and Locations




Pyramids were found in the Sahara desert.

Examples of Art

Facts of this Time Period

Egyptian civilization was shaped by political, social, and religious customs, as well as the geography of the land.

Geographic isolation allowed Egyptian art and culture to remain constant for thousands of years.

Egypt was one of the richest and most civilized lands in the ancient world for many years.

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