Egyptian Art

By Ivy Kellenberger

Carpets alike the Mamluk Rug were produced is Cairo for the southern European luxury trade. It is made of wool and the maker is unfortunately unknown.
Kinetic elements, like those portrayed in this piece, are common in Mycenaean art. It was discovered at a site in Egypt. Described as earthenware, it is dated 1475 BC- 1450 BC.
Hatshepsut was a powerful woman who ruled Egypt for 21 years, with the assistance of her son, following the death of her husband, Pharaoh Thutmosis II. The medium of this sculpture is granite.
This sculpture is the perfect example of a non-royal individual in Egypt during the years 1991 BC-1783 BC. The medium is wood ; faience ; bronze.
The features of this piece point to Sultan Hasan as the dedicant. The medium of this piece is engraved brass, originally inlaid with silver.
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