The Discovery Of Ancient Egyptian Art

1285 Words Jun 3rd, 2015 6 Pages
The first time I saw this topic on Unit 2:Egypt, a beautiful quote came to my mind from Pablo Picasso. He once said that “Painting is just another way of keeping a diary”, and even though, we know a little bit about Nebamun, by what I perceived from the paintings or frescoes found in his tomb is that, Nebamun was a nobleman during the new kingdom. And to understand Ancient Egyptian art it must be viewed from the point of Ancient Egyptians noblemen. My goal of this essay is to tell my readers what mean the frescoes in the Tomb of Nebamun and how two of the frescoes found in the Tomb of Nebamun: “hunting birds” and “Female musicians and dancers entertaining guests at a meal” tell us about Egyptian daily life. To achieve this goal, I have organized this paper into sections. The first section, I provided information about the frescoes found in the painted tombs of Thebes, and how it compromises funerary art made for the rituals of death and it reinforces the concept of religion as pervasive for in Egyptian life. In this section as well, I discuss that the paintings also portrays the vivacity and humor of Egyptian daily life. In the second section, I focused my attention on Nebamun and to two particular paintings “hunting birds” and “Female musicians and dancers entertaining guests at a meal” and I finish my paper with a third section, explaining what does the frescoes in the Tomb of Nebamun tell us about Egyptian daily life. I conclude this essay with a fourth section, which is…
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