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New Kingdom Architecture

New Kingdom Architecture

Author: Erin Aldana
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This lesson will explore the architecture of New Kingdom Egypt. 

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General map of Thebes, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lepsius-Projekt_tw_1-2-073.jpg, Plan of temple at Luxor, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Luxor_tempel.JPG,  obelisk and pylon, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Luxor_-_obelisk_and_pylon.jpg, hypostyle hall, temple at Luxor, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flickr_-_schmuela_-_IMG_6131.jpg, plan of temple at Karnak, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Karnak_Temple_Map.jpg, model of Karnak, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Karnak_model.JPG, clerestory at Karnak, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1911_Britannica-Architecture-Karnak.png, Hatshetsup mortuary temple, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hatshetsup-temple-1by7.jpg, Image of Hatshepsut with Offering Jars, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hatshepsut_offering_nw_jars.jpg

Terms to Know
Axial Plan

The horizontal arrangement of the elements of a building or town along a central axis.

Clerestory

A part of a building that rises above the roofs--basically windows above eye-level primarily allowing light and ventilation.

Colonnade

A series of columns.

Hypostyle

A form of architecture that has a roof supported by columns.

Pylon Temple

In architecture, i.e. Egyptian temple, a large opening, doorway or entrance.