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Running Head: HUM-200 PROJECT PART 2HUM-200 PROJECT PART 2Cultural artifacts
HUM-200 PROJECT PART 21IntroductionIn this paper two artefacts are taken into account first is The Bust of Nefertiti and the second oneis Egyptian Calendar.The Bust of NefertitiNefertiti’s Bust is adhesive coated and painted limestone chest of the Ancient Egyptian Pharaohby the name of Akhenaten’s royal wife. This statue is formed with the help of limestone which iscovered from modelled gypsum. The eye of the Nefertiti statue is parquet with crystal and pupilhas connected with the wax which is black colour but parquet of the second eye was not drift out.This part of the artwork is from the majorly copied work from the ancient Egypt. The work ofNefertiti has become the ideal for the beauty of the feminine and was one of the memorablewomen from the ancient world. (Nefertiti's Bust. 2017).The Egyptian CalendarThe Egyptian Calendar was discovered around 5000 years ago. Constitutionally the calendarrelated to ancient was based on the lunar cycle which has 12 months and had been categorized inthe three seasons which have four months in each in order to deal with the increase and increasein the Nile water. Because of this, the ancient calendar was known by the name of “AnnusVagus” which means wandering year. Astrologers of the ancient Egypt has studied the stars thatassisted them in order to forecast the different types of seasons like the swing of seeds, floods,which was critical for the growth of the Egypt. In the sky of Egyptian, Sirius was the brighteststar and it is used to depart for the time duration of 70 days and then usually appear on thehorizon of the east at the time of 19thJuly that was in dealing with the floods in water of Nile andthere this date was considered as the Ancient Egyptian New Year. (Alan E. S., 2017).
HUM-200 PROJECT PART 22Common themeCommon thesis in both artworks that is in The Bust of Nefertiti and in Egyptian Calendar isGods, Religion and Mythology. Although the people of the Ancient Egypt never had an accurateword for art but the inspirable beauty of that time. However, at the time of the ancient, peoplehave established status, architectures, murals, sculptures and many different types of arts.Diverse works of art and craft from the Egypt are now also present in the world of contemporarybecause of the booming material such as stones, clay and deserts of hot air which have been ableto protect the arts and craft. Most of the works of art and craft had been beginning in themonument of Pharaohs, queens and another dignity. TheBust of Nefertiti art had been found inthe mining of the city of Amarna during the time period of 1912 whereas, The Egyptian Calendarhad been erected in the first regiment of the Pharaoh.(What Were the Themes of Egyptian Art?2017).Both of the art that is The Egyptian Calendar andTheBust of Nefertiti are of the similar culturethat is Egypt. In the sculptures of ancient Egypt were treated as symbols of physical of God andPharaohs on the planet earth and thus granting the spirit to as long as the statue will occur. Manytypes of the Pharaohs and gods were developed for making them eternal, and the statue of theworkers could also be arranged in the coffin because of that they could serve the pharaoh on thelater stage. Also at the time of ancient, Egyptians could able to design or create these types ofstatues represents that what all types of knowledge and skills they enchanted at that particularpoint in time.(Caitloon.com. 2017).Thesis statement