Statue of Khafre—Rebirth of a King
Lecture no. 13 from the course: 30 Masterpieces of the Ancient World
Taught by Professor Diana K. McDonald | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
Why did the Egyptians go to such great lengths to prepare bodies after death? They loved life, and the grand tombs and sculptures were a way to capture the soul for eternal life. Reflect on the statue of King Khafre, which communicates strength and power—and signifies so much more than what is first evident.