And Mesopotamian Architecture

Egyptian and Mesopotamian Architecture
Egyptian and Mesopotamian Architecture
Egyptian and Mesopotamian Architecture Egyptian and Mesopotamian architecture are quite different visually, but they may reflect similar concerns and priorities. What might these be? Keep in mind the similar geography and climate and political systems. Do they represent what you would call a 'healthy' or 'unhealthy' mindset? An important concern with both Egyptian and Mesopotamian architecture is to reflect religious power, and to awe the common man. The leader is close to God, and in some cultu
It was 3 milleniums BC that the first civilizations started to develop
It was 3 milleniums BC that the first civilizations started to develop
It was 3 milleniums BC that the first civilizations started to develop in the ancient orient (ancient Near East), Mesopotamia and Egypt. There were other great civilizations that were developing at about the same time like ancient China. These three civilizations were developed around river valleys. The Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations both used religions and mystical beliefs to built their ethical views so did the Shang civilization of ancient China. These great civilizations were able
Gargoyles and the Lamassu
Gargoyles and the Lamassu
Gargoyles and the Lamassu Since the beginning of human imagination, we have fabricated the idea of power through imaginative creatures for protection. The origin of this idea dates back before the death of Christ with “bas” relief animals attached to gate walls. During the Assyrian Era, Lamassu’s guarded the gates of Sargon II, and were depicted as a winged human-headed bulls. The High relief creature were situated at adjacent sides of the gate at Khorsabad and served as a guardian to the King