What is the significance and meaning behind the battles scenes so often depicted on temples?

Art of Ancient Egyptian

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Middle kingdom II and Middle Kingdom III
1. What two forms were used to depict the solar deity Ra-Horakhty? 

2. Depictions of Osiris and the funerary iconography relating to the journey through the underworld all but disappeared under Akhenaten’s reign.

Why did this occur?.

What scenes replaced it?.

3. What was the abbreviation depicted on the west wall of King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber? What is the likely reason for this untraditional depiction on the west wall?.

4. King Tutankhamun is famous today because of the discovery of his almost intact burial chamber. The typical depiction of the traveling the journey from the sun through underworld was abbreviated.

 

1. What was the abbreviation depicted on the west wall of King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber?.

2. What is the likely reason for this untraditional depiction on the west wall?.

 

5. What is the significance and meaning behind the battles scenes so often depicted on temples?

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