The Tombs of Harmhabi and Touatankhamanou (BCP Egyptology)

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After the invasion of the Hyksos in the Second Intermediate Period, Minoan -style frescoes were found in Avaris. [163] The most striking example of a politically driven change in artistic forms comes from the Amarna period, where figures were radically altered to conform to Akhenaten 's revolutionary religious ideas. [164] This style, known as Amarna art, was quickly and thoroughly erased after Akhenaten's death and replaced by the traditional forms. [165] The Book of the Dead was a guide to the deceased's journey in the afterlife.

Pages: 240

Publisher: Bristol Classical Press (September 14, 2001)

ISBN: 0715630725

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