STAGES OF EGYPT GRADUATE ARCHITECTURE CHRONOLOGICALLY
MISIR MEZAR MİMARÎSİNİN KRONOLOJİK OLARAK GEÇİRDİĞİ AŞAMALAR

Author : Mert AĞAOĞLU
Number of pages : 295-305

Abstract

Ancient Egyptian Architecture is seen as an architecture shaped by the belief of the other world. In this context, the most grave structures of the mentioned architecture came to the fore. The mentioned grave structures were built in the form of mastabas, pyramids and hypoges, that is, rock tombs. Among the ancient civilizations, Egyptian Civilization, which draws attention with its different mentality and culture, seems to have influenced other civilizations. The most important factor in Egyptian art was the religion of Egypt. Egyptian civilization has taken its place in history as a prominent civilization with its mummies, pyramids and hieroglyphs. The works of art created by the mentioned civilization developed in parallel with the religious belief of Egypt. The main purpose of artistic production has manifested itself in preparation for life in the afterlife. The building type that marked the Egyptian art was the pyramids. These concrete pyramids have been the concrete indication of the richness and splendor of ancient Egypt. Over time, the size of the pyramids became smaller and rock tombs became widespread.

Keywords

Ancient Egypt, Architecture, Mastaba, Pyramid, Hypoge

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