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Ancient Egyptian Statues

Egyptian Statues

 
The ancient name of Egypt is "black earth" Kemet meaning. He received his name due to the fertility of black soil found in the plains of the Nile River flowing through Egypt. Egypt is also known for its historical monuments such as the Giza pyramid complex and even the Egyptian civilization holds a lot of importance.
 
 Egypt is a country with a political and cultural significance for the Middle East. Egypt gets its English name from various sources such as Egypt word French, Latin and Greek Aegyptus Aigyptos old. The ancient Egyptians were of the belief that the statues were in the gods reside. Even the statues of the pharaohs were considered living gods. The Egyptians also believed that when the statue was "sitting" it allows the living soul and stand out in the day.
 

Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings

Egyptian Statues Material


The statues of Gods and Pharaohs were made from different stones such as granite, basalt, alabaster, limestone, gneiss, gypsum, and Graywacke Gesso. The Egyptians built large statues with a limited number of tools and equipment. Originally flint tools have been used, but they were later replaced by tools made from copper. After the copper, the tools were made from bronze and iron. Statues were also made from a variety of softer stones such as limestone or sandstone. These stones were painted in different colors.




Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings


Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings

Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings

Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings

Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings



Material such as plaster was placed on the surface of the statue on the grounds that were subsequently made and color. The ancient Egyptians believed that the spirit of a deceased life statues. However, if there was a pharaoh who was hated by the people, they would have destroyed the statues as breaking the nose. According to people, this law would result in the spirit of difficulty breathing and die as a lack of breath.
 
 


Acacia Wood and Sycamore as was used to make small statues, which normally have been found in people's homes. The statue of the god Bes was specially kept in houses to ward off evil. Even gold, ebony and other metals were used to make statues. Statues of precious metal were only found in the homes of the rich. In case of wooden statues as it was originally plastered as design material would be drawn on it, and finally would be color.


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Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings

Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings

Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings

Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings

Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings

Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings

Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings

Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings

Ancient Egyptian Statues meanings


 

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