Describe, analyze, compare and contrast the works of art: the statue of Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten, 1350 BC; and the statue of Roman Emperor Augustus of Primaporta, c.20 CE.
Compare the way artists of both sculptures handle the theme. And since the works are from different stylistic periods, has this effected the way artists depict the story or theme?
Describe each portrait separately. Link thematically. Compare chronologically.
Are portraits of the rulers accurate? How do we know they are the rulers of their times? What messages do the portraits carry> Is there any propaganda? What is the purpose of the portraits? Do they meet expectations of the audience?
Absolutely NO word waste allowed. Research is necessary, but only current sources.
**Introduction and conclusion are necessary.
Akhenaten and Augustus of Primaporta – The Two Rulers
The statue of Akhenaten, 1350 BC. made out of sandstone, depict the 18th dynasty Egypt Pharaoh. The statue of Emperor Augustus of Primaporta, c.20 CE. made out of marble and two meters high depict Roman Emperor.
Are both of these statues portraits of the rulers? And how accurate are the rulers depicted? What messages do these statues carry? And do they fulfil our expectations and their purpose?
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