The piece of art chosen for this project belongs to the ancient period of the Middle East region. The painting under discussion is titled as “Burial Chamber of Sennedjem, ” and it is a scene of a plowing farmer (The Yorck Project: 10.000- DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH.). The artist of this piece of art is the painter of the burial chamber of Sennedjem. This sample of art work was created in circa 1200 BCE and is currently found in the tomb of Sennedjem. It belongs to the Egyptian culture and is made by an Egyptian artisan. The basic source of this artwork is the Yorck Project and its dimensions are 17x 24 cm and 6.7x 9.4 inches (The Yorck Project: 10.000- DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH.).
The reason for selecting this particular piece of art is that it is a pure depiction of the Egyptian culture and the ways of plowing and agriculture back in 1200 BCE. It is an art work which is rich in culture and provides insights about the history of farming in ancient times especially in Egypt. The viewer can easily get an idea that farmers back then used to plow the fields using cattle and by hands. It is not only informative but holds a very significant historical background of Neolithic revolution as well (The Yorck Project: 10.000- DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH). It has many artistic elements as well which is interesting to analyze and can increase the knowledge.
The Yorck Project: 10.000- DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH. “Burial Chamber Of Sennedjem, Scene: Plowing Farmer.” 2008.