egiptomaníacos2007

Historia del Egipto Faraónico
 
ÍndicePortalFAQBuscarRegistrarseMiembrosGrupos de UsuariosConectarse

Comparte | 
 

 Relief: two servants bearing food and drink

Ver el tema anterior Ver el tema siguiente Ir abajo 
AutorMensaje
Semíramis
Admin
avatar

Cantidad de envíos : 49912
Localisation : KV 43
Fecha de inscripción : 10/06/2007

MensajeTema: Relief: two servants bearing food and drink   Jue Abr 07, 2016 12:24 am




Relief: two servants bearing food and drink

Period: Achaemenid

Date: ca. 358–338 B.C.

Geography: Iran, Persepolis

Culture: Achaemenid

Medium: Limestone

Dimensions: H. 86.5 cm

Classification: Stone-Reliefs

Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1934

Accession Number: 34.158

The monumental art and architecture of the Achaemenid period are best exemplified by the ruins of Persepolis, the large ceremonial capital of the empire originally built by Darius I (r. 521–486 B.C.) and expanded by his successors. Persepolis is located thirty miles northwest of Shiraz in the southwest Iranian province of Fars. There, the Hall of One Hundred Columns and the Throne Room of Darius and Xerxes exhibit features characteristic of Achaemenid architecture—large square rooms, the ceilings of which are supported by many columns. Some of the columns in the Throne Room have been reconstructed and stand more than sixty-five feet high. The column capitals were decorated with the foreparts of bulls, lions, and griffins carved in the round.

Most characteristic of Achaemenid sculpture are the slabs carved in low relief that decorate the various stairways leading to the ceremonial buildings. Representations of hundreds of alternating Persian and Median servants bringing food and drink for a royal feast are on the walls of several palace stairways at Persepolis. This relief fragment depicts a Persian mounting a stairway and holding a heavy water- or wineskin on a tray. Ahead of him on the top step is an armed Median holding a covered vessel. The form of the skin container and the size and style of the figures suggest that the relief derives from the time of Artaxerxes III (r. 358–338 B.C.) and adorned either the restored Palace of Darius or that called Palace H.

Met Museum

metmuseum.org
Volver arriba Ir abajo
Ver perfil de usuario http://nieblaysombras.blogspot.com/
Maat

avatar

Cantidad de envíos : 12108
Fecha de inscripción : 17/06/2007

MensajeTema: Re: Relief: two servants bearing food and drink   Miér Abr 20, 2016 12:16 am

gracias
Volver arriba Ir abajo
Ver perfil de usuario
 
Relief: two servants bearing food and drink
Ver el tema anterior Ver el tema siguiente Volver arriba 
Página 1 de 1.
 Temas similares
-
» Tumba de Karakhamun
» La Comida Importa Food Matters
» Burger King admite que utilizó carne de caballo para hamburguesas
» El escandalo olvidado del ADN de perros en piensos para mascotas
» The Sacred Drink and Other Links Between Indian, Iranian, Gr

Permisos de este foro:No puedes responder a temas en este foro.
egiptomaníacos2007 :: 

OFF TOPIC

 :: OTRAS CULTURAS
-
Cambiar a: