Sunday, January 9, 2011

(G2,G3,G4) A guided tour to the North Carolina Museum of Art "All in the Family" 1/2

Learning about different cultures by examining the details in the artwork.

False Door of Ni-ankh-Snefru (Called Fefi)
Learning how ancient cultures honored their deceased.
The false door served as a passageway for the soul (ka).
Family members would place food offerings in front of the false door.

Learning about Roman Families by examining the details in this Relief sculpture.

Looking carefully at the clues, we can learn a lot about the children in this painting.

Learning about a woman's family life from her portrait.

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