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Old Kingdom Architecture

Old Kingdom Architecture

Author: Aleisha Olson
Description:

This lesson will focus on the architecture of the Old Kingdom, including pyramids and funerary complexes.

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Image of Saqqara, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sakkara_02a.jpg; Image of Funerary Complex at Saqqara, Diagram by Franck Monier, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Djoser-plan1.jpg; Image of Southern Pavilion of Funerary Complex, Saqqara, Photo by Daniel Mayer, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Saqqara_-_Pyramid_of_Djoser_complex_-_Southern_Pavilion.JPG; Image of Aerial View of Giza Pyramids, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Giza-pyramids.JPG; Image of Giza Pyramids, Photo by Ricardo Liberato, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:All_Gizah_Pyramids.jpg; Diagram of Great Pyramid of Giza, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Image-Great_Pyramid_Edgar.jpg; Image of Funerary Complex at Giza, Photo by Yair Haklai, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Model_of_Giza_pyramid_complex-Kunsthistorisches_Museum.jpg

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Mastaba

    A type of Egyptian tomb, rectangular, brick or stone, flat roofed with sloping sides built over a tomb and connected by a shaft.

  • Serdab

    Used during the Old Kingdom, a cellar and a chamber in a tomb for the ka statue of a deceased person.

  • Necropolis

    A large cemetery or burial ground, literally city of the dead.