Chapter 2
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The Art of Mesopotamia and Egypt
 
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Ti Watching a Hippopotamus Hunt, in the Tomb of Ti, Saqqara. Painted limestone, 2510-2460 BCE
  Egyptian painting on plaster wall   Painting from the Tomb of Horemheb, Thebes. New Kingdom, c. 1580-1360 BCE. Paint on plaster wall   Fish Shaped Vase, Glass, 1350 BCE.   Harvest Scene, wall painting, Tomb of Khnukhorp Beni Hasan, 1928-1895 BCE  
                     
           
           
                     
  Pectoral of Senworset II. Gold and semiprecious stones, 1895-1878 BCE   Funerary temple of Hatshepsut, 1478-1458 BCE   Hatshepsut. New Kingdom. Granite.   Plan of the funerary temple of Hatshepsut   Plan of the Great Temple of Amun, Karnak. 1294-1212 BCE.  
                     
           
           
                     
  Hypostyle hall, Great Temple of Amun   Pylon of Ramesses II, 1279-1212 BCE   Queen Nefertari Making an Offering to Isis, wall painting, 1279-1212 BCE   Akhenaten with Nefertiti and Their Children.New Kingdom. Limestone, 1348-1336/5 BCE   The Rosetta Stone, 196 BCE.  
                     
           
           
                     
  The Rosetta Stone, Detail.   The Rosetta Stone, Detail.   Queen Tiy. Boxewood, ebony, glass, gold, lapis lazuli, cloth, clay, and wax, 1390-1352 BCE

 

  Nefertiti. Limestone, 1348-1336 BCE   Inner coffin of Tutankhamun's sarcophagus, Gold inlaid with glass and semiprecious stones, 1336/5-1327 BCE  
                     
                     
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Judgement before Osiris, illustration from a Book of the Dead. Painted papyrus, 1285 BCE