The Reign Of Ancient Egyptian Art

1689 Words Sep 29th, 2016 7 Pages
Ancient Egyptian art is amongst the most well known, with long lasting styles in history. Thousands of years ago, the ancient Egyptians created magnificent havens for the divine beings they revered and monumental pyramids for the remains of their rulers. The Egyptians considered their ruler to to be both mortal and divine with great spiritual power. Out of all the works commissioned over three centuries of Egyptian rule, may of them were dedicated to their kings, to honor their lives in the forms of monuments, statutes, and tombs to serve their god-kings’ eternal home in the afterlife. One of the works recovered from around 1250 BCE was the head and upper torsi of a great Egyptian pharaoh, Seti I. The bust of Seti I shows those studying and analyzing Egyptian culture the divine kingship in this society and the intertwining of religion and politics.
The Ancient Egyptians believed that their pharaoh was half-man and half-god. The pharaoh was the god Horus and once the once his time on earth was over her would be reunited with the sun and another Horus ruled on the earth. Old Egyptian religion was an intricate arrangement of polytheistic convictions and customs. It focused on the Egyptians ' association with numerous gods who were accepted to be available in, and in control of, the strengths and components of nature. The acts of Egyptian religion were endeavors to accommodate the divine beings and increase their support. The pharaoh acted as the middle person between his kin…
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