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ART HISTORY I
LECTURE 10: The World of Amun

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below: Map of Theban west-bank necropolis and east-bank temples:



below: Rock-cut tomb entrances, Valley (of the Tombs) of the Kings, Egypt:



below: Ground plan and sectional views of rock-cut tomb of Seti I (1,302-1,290 B.C.), Valley of the Kings, Egypt, length: over 450', (Dynasty XIX, New Kingdom), c. 1,350-1,205 B.C.:



below: Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahari (Bahri), Egypt, (Dynasty XVIII, New Kingdom),
c. 1,480 B.C.:



below: Ground plan of funerary temple of Queen Hatshepsut, Deir el-Bahari (Bahri), Egypt,
(Dynasty XVIII, New Kingdom), c. 1,400 B.C.:



below: Entrance pylon, front view, Temple of Khonsu, Karnak Temple complex, N. Thebes
(modern Luxor City), (Dynasty XX, New Kingdom), c. 1,198-1,176 B.C. First Pylon: Dynasty XXX.:



below: Front pylon, side view, Temple of Horus, Edfu, Egypt, (Ptolemaic), c. 237-57 B.C.
Entrance pylon: width: c. 205', height: c.100':



below: Ground plan of Luxor Temple (Temple of Amun-Mut-Khonsu), S. Thebes, Egypt, (New Kingdom), showing from left to right: holy of holies chamber inside temple, hypostyle hall, Court of Amenhotep III, gate, colonnade/pillared hall, gate, Court of Ramesses II, entrance gate (Pylons of Ramesses II),
c. 1,580-1,350 B.C.:




below: Ka statue of King Hor in shrine, wood, height: 70", (Dynasty XVII, New Kingdom), c. 1,991-1,786 B.C., (Egyptian Museum, Cairo):



below: Court of Amenhotep III, Luxor Temple (Temple of Amun-Mut-Khonsu), Luxor, Egypt, showing papyrus-bud columns, column height: c. 40', diameter: c. 7', (Dynasty XVIII, New Kingdom), c.1,386-1,349 B.C.



below: Seti I's Great Hypostyle Hall, Temple of Amun, Karnak, N. Thebes (modern Luxor City), Egypt,
c. 330' x 170', without original roof, showing papyrus columns, (Dynasties XVIII-XIX, New Kingdom),
c. 1,350-1205 B.C.:




below: Reconstruction of Seti I's Great Hypostyle Hall, sectional view, Temple of Amun, Karnak, N. Thebes (modern Luxor City), Egypt, c. 330' x 170', without original roof, showing papyrus columns,
c. 1,350-1205 B.C.:




below left: Relief from sarcophagus of Queen Kawit, limestone, h: NA, (Dynasty XI, Middle Kingdom),
c. 2,134-1,991 B.C. (Egyptian Museum, Cairo):

below right: Ka statues from Tomb of Prince Rahotep and wife Nofret, Medum, Egypt, painted limestone,
h: 47.5", (Dynasty IV, Old Kingdom), c. 2,580 B.C. (Egyptian Museum, Cairo):




below: Wall painting in Tomb of King Sennufer, Thebes, Egypt, (Dynasty XVIII, New Kingdom), h: NA,
c. 1,450-1,372 B.C:




below left: Portrait panel of Hesy-ra, Saqqara, wood, 45" h, (Dynasty III, Old Kingdom),
c. 2,660 B.C. (Egyptian Museum, Cairo)

below right: Trinity of King Menkaure (Mycerinus) with (left) Goddess Hathor, and (right) goddess of the nome of Diospolis Parva, green slate, 37.25" h, (Dynasty IV, Old Kingdom), c. 2,680-2,565 B.C.
(Egyptian Museum, Cairo):




below: Woman Holding a Balance, Vermeer, oil on canvas, 16.75"x15", 1664
(National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. Widener collection):