Ancient Egypt

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York – Capturing Culture

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York – Capturing Culture

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York uniquely captures cultural achievement, showcasing master art works as a reflection of human evolution antiquity – today

Nicholson Museum Sydney University – Past Informs the Future

Nicholson Museum Sydney University – Past Informs the Future

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The Nicholson Museum at Sydney University has on display objects from ancient societies we can connect with despite them being created thousands of years ago

Archaeology – Met Show Explores Origins of Egyptian Art

Archaeology – Met Show Explores Origins of Egyptian Art

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The best and shortest road towards knowledge of truth [is] nature* In ancient Egypt their agricultural society, at first, was structured around a King, who embodied the Egyptian belief that their lives were being divinely guided and nurtured. During the ‘Old Kingdom’ in the 3rd millennium before the Christ Event,…

Cultural Key

Cultural Key

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Ancient Egypt declined and disappeared nearly two thousand years ago. In AD 391 when Roman Byzantine Emperor Theodosius I closed pagan temples throughout the Roman Empire the last vestiges of that culture ceased to exist. It wasn’t until 1798 when French military leader Napoleon invaded Egypt that the ancient culture…

At the Beginnings of Art – Cradle of Civlisation

At the Beginnings of Art – Cradle of Civlisation

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All cultures on earth, just like individuals, have distinct modes of existence and creation stories are something they all have in common in a logical attempt to rationalise the presence of humans on earth. ‘In the beginning’, the ancient Greek oral Poet Hesiod says somewhere between 750 and 650 years before the Christ event (BCE), ‘there was Khaos, vast and dark.