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Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten) - 1 views

  • A new artistic style It is evident from the art of the Amarna period that the court officially emulated the king's unusual physical characteristics. Thus individuals such as the young princesses are endowed with elongated skulls and excessive adiposity, while Bek-the Chief Sculptor and Master of Works-portrays himself in the likeness of his king with pendulous breasts and protruding stomach. On a stele now in Berlin Bek states that he was taught by His Majesty and that the court sculptors were instructed to represent what they saw. The result is a realism that breaks away from the rigid formality of earlier official depictions, although naturalism is very evident in earlier, unofficial art.

Kerala News Today - 0 views

    kerala News Today is a news section provides news from anywhere in india. Updating news in every minutes kerala news daily updated from online news websites and rss from india news and photos and images news papers eve.
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