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Running Head: HUM-200 PROJECT PART 2HUM-200 PROJECT PART 2Cultural artifacts
HUM-200 PROJECT PART 2 1IntroductionIn this paper two artefacts are taken into account first is The Bust of Nefertiti and the second one is Egyptian Calendar. The Bust of NefertitiNefertiti’s Bust is adhesive coated and painted limestone chest of the Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh by 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 pupil has 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 of Nefertiti has become the ideal for the beauty of the feminine and was one of the memorable women from the ancient world. (Nefertiti's Bust. 2017).The Egyptian Calendar The Egyptian Calendar was discovered around 5000 years ago. Constitutionally the calendar related to ancient was based on the lunar cycle which has 12 months and had been categorized in the three seasons which have four months in each in order to deal with the increase and increase in the Nile water. Because of this, the ancient calendar was known by the name of “Annus Vagus” which means wandering year. Astrologers of the ancient Egypt has studied the stars that assisted 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 brightest star and it is used to depart for the time duration of 70 days and then usually appear on the horizon of the east at the time of 19th July 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 2 2Common themeCommon thesis in both artworks that is in The Bust of Nefertiti and in Egyptian Calendar is Gods, Religion and Mythology. Although the people of the Ancient Egypt never had an accurate word for art but the inspirable beauty of that time. However, at the time of the ancient, people have 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 contemporary because of the booming material such as stones, clay and deserts of hot air which have been able to protect the arts and craft. Most of the works of art and craft had been beginning in the monument of Pharaohs, queens and another dignity. The Bust of Nefertiti art had been found in the 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 and The Bust of Nefertiti are of the similar culture that is Egypt. In the sculptures of ancient Egypt were treated as symbols of physical of God and Pharaohs on the planet earth and thus granting the spirit to as long as the statue will occur. Many types of the Pharaohs and gods were developed for making them eternal, and the statue of the workers could also be arranged in the coffin because of that they could serve the pharaoh on the later stage. Also at the time of ancient, Egyptians could able to design or create these types of statues represents that what all types of knowledge and skills they enchanted at that particular point in time. ( 2017).Thesis statement

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