John Lobell Egyptian Architecture

http://johnlobell.com Lecture on Egyptian architecture given to first year architecture students at Pratt in October 2013

Table of Contents:

13:00 – The Nile
15:11 – Religion

17:52 – The Old Kingdom

17:58 – The Old Kingdom Age of the Pyramids: 2665-2155 B.C.
– Zoser’s Stepped Pyramid, Sakkara
– Giza Pyramid

Begins with the Mastaba
19:32 – Zoser’s Step Pyramid (also Djoser), Dynasty III Sakkara, Egypt, c. 2667-2648 BCE Architect: Imhotep

22:56 – STEPPED PYRAMID — SAQQARA Ziggurat of Ur EGYPT ca 2,630 BCE NEO-SUMERIA ca 2,100 BCE
23:40 – Great Pyramids of Khufu, Khafra, Menkaura “Giza Pyramids” (Also known as Cheops, Chefren, & Mykerinos)

26:08 – Giza Pyramids
26:56 – Giza Pyramids

30:54 – New Kingdom
32:53 – Egyptian Temple
33:53 – Temple of Amon / Mut / Khonsu
Luxor, c. 1400 — 1300 B.C.

37:09 – Temple of Ramesses II at Abu Simbel, Nubia, New Kingdom,  c. 1279-1212 BCE

38:52 – Akhenaten
40:47 – Domesticity
42:13 – Beauty
45:45 – Pyramids

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