Artworks “Statues of Worshippers” and “Menkaure and Queen Khamerernebty”

Compare two artworks, “Statues of Worshippers” and “Menkaure and Queen Khamerernebty.”

Identify the gender, age, social status, dress, etc., of the people depicted in both artworks. Describe actions (gestures, objects) and explain what they convey and symbolize. What is different about the religious beliefs of these cultures? How were these statues used in their cultures? Summarize how each culture values authority and how it is expressed in their art. Consider who has power and who doesn’t and what social practices bolster its expression in the statues.