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Architecture: Egypt

The Palette of Narmer
The Pyramids
The Mastaba

This website is dedicated to the similarities and differences between Egyptian Time periods of pyramid construction as well as the influences of culture on structure.


The basis for this comparison revolves around 5 basic catagories for discussion.

They are...

Context: Being the cultural influences including religion, location, climate, form of government (civilization).

Purpose: The reason for the structures. Theyre function.

Form: the geometry of the buildings.

Media/materials: construction materials and techniques/methods.

Meaning: A culmination of the above.