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Bust of Queen Nefertiti

The Nefertiti Bust is a 3,300-year-old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten and one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt. Owing to the work, Nefertiti has become one of the most famous women of the ancient world, and an icon of feminine beauty. The work is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC by the sculptor Thutmose.

Bust of Tsar Peter I (Peter the Great)

Peter the Great (Reign: 7 May 1682 – 8 February 1725). Through a number of successful wars he expanded the Tsardom into a much larger empire that became a major European power. He led a cultural revolution that replaced some of the traditionalist and medieval social and political systems with ones that were modern, scientific, westernized, and based on The Enlightenment. Peter's reforms made a lasting impact on Russia and many institutions of Russian government traced their origins to his reign.

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Marie-Amélie, Queen of the French

Marie-Amélie, Queen of the French
Baron François Joseph Bosio (French, 1768-1845)

Date: 1841
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Marble
Dimensions: Overall (confirmed): 32 5/8 x 22 7/8 x 12 5/8 in. (82.9 x 58.1 x 32.1 cm)
Classification: Sculpture
Credit Line: Wrightsman Fund, 1990
Accession Number: 1990.60

Marble Head of Herakles

Marble head of Herakles
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Period: Imperial
Date: 1st century A.D.
Culture: Roman
Medium: Marble, Parian ?
Dimensions: H. 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm)
Classification: Stone Sculpture
Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1927
Accession Number: 27.122.18
This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 162

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Art and the Hindu Pantheon of Gods

Recommended Grade Levels: 9th-12th grade
Supplies Needed: 1 3D printer, 1 spool of PLA plastic filament
Preparation time: 24 hours
Lesson duration: 2 hours

Description: The legends surrounding the Hindu pantheon of gods and goddesses inspired many artists to do their best to accurately depict them and their stories.

Objectives: Students should be able to recognize elements of Hindu mythology in various works of Indian art and compare and contrast artistic choices to tell the stories of Hindu lore.

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