History of Art



  Cave Art

  Egyptian Art

  Greek Art


  Middle Ages

  Middle Ages

  Roman Art











Egyptian Art Lesson - Conclusion

Conclusion on Egyptian Art & Architecture

    Egyptian art and architecture have a strong reflection of the culture from which they were produced.  The power of the pharaoh and his position in society is clearly reflected in the large projects that they were able to complete.  The pharaoh was the center of the Egyptian society.  


Other Links

1)Carlos Museum Egyptian Art Collection

2)History Link 101's Egyptian Art Page




Flon, Christine (1998).  The World Atlas of Architecture, Chancellor Press.

Govignon, Brigitte (1995).  The Beginners Guide to Art, Harry N Abrams, Inc., Publishers.

Marceau, Jo (editor), (1997).   Art A World History,  DK publishing.

Norwich, John Julius, (1975).  Great Architecture of the World, Mitchell Beazley Publishers Limited.

Romei, Francisca (1995).  The Story of Sculpture, Peter Bedrick Books.

Silvers, Larry (1993).  Art In History, Abbeville Press.


Questions to Consider


1) What was the purpose of most sculpture in Ancient Egypt?

2) Where have most paintings been found from the Ancient Egyptian time?

3) Why did the Ancient Egyptian stop building Pyramids?


4) Which was your favorite painting?  Why?

5) If you were Pharaoh, how would you depict yourself? 


6) What does the paintings in the tombs tell us about the Ancient Egyptians?  What was important to them?

7) How realistic were the sculptures?  Does the style of the sculptures tell us something about Egyptian Society and their beliefs?


African Art Lesson 1 2 3 4 Cave Art Lesson 1 2 3 4
 Mesopotamia Art Lesson 1 2   Egyptian Art Lesson 1 2 3 4 5
Greek Art Lesson 1 2 3 4 5    Roman Art Lesson 1 2 3
Middle Ages Art 1 2 3 4 5 6   Middle Ages Architecture 1 2 3 4 5