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    Art of Dynastic Egypt

    The Naqada III period, from about 3200 to 3000 BC, is generally taken to be identical with the Protodynastic period, during which Egypt was unified. Naqada III is notable...

    Naqada culture (4000–3000 BC)

    The Naqada culture is an archaeological culture of Chalcolithic Predynastic Egypt (c. 4400–3000 BC), named for the town of Naqada, Qena Governorate. It is divided into three sub-periods: Naqada I, II and III. Naqada The Amratian...

    Art of Pre-Dynastic Egypt (6000–3000 BC)

    Pre-Dynastic Egypt, corresponding to the Neolithic period of the prehistory of Egypt, spanned from c. 6000 BC to the beginning of the Early Dynastic Period, around 3100 BC. Continued expansion of the desert forced...

    Techniques

    The paintings on Meket-Ra's walls would have been done by artists mixing colors made from naturally occurring minerals. Black was made from carbon, red...

    Second Intermediate Period/New Kingdom Art

    The art of the Second Intermediate Period of Egypt continued the traditions of the Middle Kingdom but often less effectively. The best artists were available to...

    Materials and techniques in ancient Egyptian art

    Egyptian artists used a wide array of materials, both local and imported, from very early in their history. For instance, already in the Predynastic...

    Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Art

      LEARNING OBJECTIVES Create a timeline of ancient Egyptian civilization, marking the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms KEY TAKEAWAYS Key Points Ancient Egyptian art reached considerable sophistication in...

    Top 10 Outstanding Ancient Egyptian Paintings

    Known as one of the oldest and richest civilizations to have ever existed, the Egyptian civilization has so far stood the test of time....

    Symbolism Papyri

    Symbolism also played an important role in establishing a sense of order. Symbolism, ranging from the Pharaoh's regalia (symbolizing his power to maintain order)...

    Sculpture & Painting

    Ancient Egyptian art includes painting, sculpture, architecture, and other forms of art, such as drawings on papyrus, created between 3000 BCE and 100 AD....