Assyria: Incredible cruel, ruthless.
“So much of the art we study from this day forward will tell a story.”
Hieratic Art: “He’s bigger than everybody, because its about him.” He’s higher up.
Stacked to show spacial depth.
Expensive material, the best for the gods. Only someone important gets the best.
Babylon- Hammurabi’s Code: First Written Law. No more ‘Claimed Ignorance.’
Hittites have iron weapons, iron = power.
By 1600 BC Lion Gate Hattusha Anatolia will look just like the greek cities.
Pottery: Technique of glazing came from Europe.
Babylon captivity of the Jews.
Egypt is very predictable, Ziggurat is not atom bomb.
Hieratic- who’s the most important person here. (on top) Upper kingdom is down here. (bottom.)
Imhotep: First Architect we know
Orient toward the sun