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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 13 ART THROUGH THE AGES

Ancient Egyptian Art

ART FOR ALL ETERNITY

 

Though paint can fade and papyrus disintegrates, stone and gold can last for millennia. The Ancient Egyptians sought to achieve that goal for the glory of their Pharaohs, creating monuments, sculptures, and burial masks that would stand the test of time and last for all eternity. How else could a Pharaoh live forever and keep on impressing us?

WHEN & WHERE

c. 3,000 BCE–332 BCEEgypt

Like the materials they used, the Ancient Egyptians’ artistic style weathered the storms of time and barely evolved over centuries. Since it is difficult to find major stylistic differences ...

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