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Differences btw Minoan and Egyptian fresco painting.

Evaluate the differences between Minoan fresco painting and Egyptian frescoes of the New Kingdom. Discuss both stylistic features and where and why they were painted. Why are these differences significant?

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The Egyptian frescoes of the New Kingdom are known by the following:
*movement, but stiff body positions
*unnatural body angles where head is in profile and body is shown in frontal view (provides the most information, but again, unnatural)
**An example ...

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This solution provides a comparison outlining the differences between Minoan fresco painting and Egyptian fresco painting from the New Kingdom.

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