Art 101: Prehistoric through Medieval Art
Spring 2003

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Date Due: February 10, 2003

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Worksheet #4
Chapter 2: Egyptian Art

Explore the website: www.pbs.org/empires/egypt/

In general, what was the social status of ancient Egyptian workers? Why?

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What was the priest's most likely role? What other duties were priests responsible for?

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What did the ancient Egyptians consider the pharaoh to be a living representation of? How did this belief influence the way pharaohs were portrayed in Egyptian artworks?

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What rights did ancient Egyptian women have? What were the primary duties of women?

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The website offers in depth looks at several of Egypt's most notable rulers. Choose one of these rulers and write about at least three things that make them interesting or notable to you.

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