Khafre also refers to a block cipher. The name Khafre also refers to kefren (a pharaoh of Egypt of the fourth dynasty). This pharaoh had his capital based at Memphis. The statue of Khafre is made of stone that is exceptionally stylish or smooth. Several lines that penetrate deep into the stone depict the texture of his skirt and headdress. The forms of both bird and man faces are remarkably exact in proportion and their carvings are of a true nature as compared to the Guedea’s statue (Pickering 43). A closer look at the khafre statue reveals more muscle definition and the firmly fixed feet.
The statue of Gudea and that of Khafre are different in purpose or there functionality. The statue of Gudea represents a ruler in the temple while that of Khafre represents the pharaohs. The two statues are also different in terms of the period they were created. The statue of Gudea represents a leader who ruled in the temple. The statue of Khafre represents pharaohs who were political leaders and not proponents of any faith. The statues are similar in the period of their creation that is 2900-2600 BCE (Pickering 54). The statues were also created by the Sumerians, which makes another similarity. The statues also represented rulers of two different territories.
Parthenon is the allegory of Greece and Athens. Parthenon is regarded to be the perfect temple ever built. It also happens to be one of the highly known and recognized memorials in the universe. The temple is outstanding because of its impressive position in appearance on the Acropolis. Secondly, Parthenon’s architectural civilizations and its reflection of the Greek culture over hundreds of years contribute to its recognition as a symbol of western civilization by historians and philosophers. The term Parthenon is derived from a Greek word (Parthenon’s) which means virgin. In the Greek culture of the building, there were two main styles namely, the