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What did the depiction of the human body reveal about the perception of the human figure in Egyptian art?

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As with most things relating to ancient Egypt, Egyptian art was focused on recreating and preserving the worldly life for the comfort and transportation of the deceased into the afterlife.  These forms, whether through pictographs and hieroglyphics, generally done on papyrus, or bas-relief sculptures fashioned from materials such as granite or quartz, focused...

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