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- The portrait statue of Demedji and Hennutsen was from ________ __ during the Old Kingdom
- Dynasty Five
- True or False: The statue of Demedji and Hennutsen depicts a non-royal couple.
- Demedji held administrative jobs in the king's court. Name them.
- 1. overseer of the king's fortresses
2. Overseer of the herdsmen of cattle
3. Estate manager for the king
- Demedji's wife Hennutsen also held a prominent position in society, serving as__________
- a priestess of the goddesses Hathor and Neith
- Why was Hennutsen depicted to be physically smaller than her husband?
- to emphasize Demedji's more powerful position as the patriarch of the family
- The type of hierarchical sizing is a typical characteristic of ________ portraiture. (Ex: men are depicted as giants next to their diminutive wives and children.)
- The statue of Demedji and Hennutsen is carved out of __________, the most popular material for carving throughout the history of ancient Egypt.
- Approximately how many inches in height is the statue of Demedji and Hennutsen?
- What were ka portrait sculptures created for?
- burial tombs; served as a permanent vessel for the spiritual essence in the afterlife
- What were the main differences between royal and non-royal tombs and burial goods?
- a matter of quantity and the degree of ostentatious display. Royal tombs were more elaborate and filled with treasures of luxury.
- Since the statue of Demedji and Hennutsen was meant to last for eternity, the artist emphasized_________
- a sense of calmness and permanence
- What kind of clothes are Demedji and Hennutsen dressed in?
- simple, displaying none of the trappings of royalty
- True or False: "The Book of the Dead" is actually a scroll.
- "The Book of the Dead" was discovered in the burial chamber of _____?
- Nany, a woman in her seventies
- Nany was a ritual singer for the god_____
- "The Book of the Dead" deals with the belief that..
- one's soul must be free from sin to have a happy afterlife; the dead have to sit through a last judgement
- Describe the scene to the far left of the scroll.
- Nany stands in adoration before the mummified figure of Osiris, the god of the underworld.
- Describe the next scene of the scroll.
- Nany worships and enthroned Osiris. During the judgment process she holds her mouth and eyes in her hand; her heart is weighted
- Describe the section of the scroll showing the weighing of Nany's heart.
- Anubis adjusts the scales, and the hieroglyphs state that Nany passed the test and will proceed to the afterlife
- What is the symbolic representation of the god of wisdom and writing that sits at the top of the balance?
- a baboon
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