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By. Kirsten Vera

The medium of this art piece is egyptian faience. This mummy-shaped shabti wears a beard associated with divinity and a tripartite wig. Only its hands stick out from under the mummy bundle. Its tomb equipment.
The medium of this type of artwork is limestone. In the post-Amarna period, artists returned to old subjects and methods.This statue head, has traits of both traditional and Amarna art, was probably produced in the post-Amarna period. The carved head may come from a seated or kneeling statue representing a man of high status.
The medium of this is bronze. The Egyptian king was perceived as the god Horus, son of Osiris, a descendant of the creator god and the legitimate heir to the throne. Every living king after his death was perceived as Horus.
The medium of this is Egyptian faience. In ancient Egypt, the blue lotus was popular in life and in art. Its interpreted as both symbol and promise of life and rebirth. The molded relief decoration represents the marshes along the banks of the Nile. Egyptian faience was a luxury product, but unlike gold and gems it was not of high value in and of itself; instead, its worth came from its shiny blue-green color, which was a symbol of life, good health, and rebirth.
The medium of this is Linen or papyrus mixed with plaster, pigment, glass, and lapis lazuli. The head is covered by a large wig symbolizing divinity along with the braided beard. The face is painted bright red with the eyebrows and outlines of the eyes of lapiz lazuli, the eyes being of glass. The condition- lower part of the upper half of the piece has been exposed to dampness and some of the hieroglyphs have been lost.
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