Ancient Egyptian Art: A Visual Encyclopedia

Ancient Egyptian Art: A Visual Encyclopedia

by Alice Cartocci


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From the earliest clay figures and ivory combs of Predynastic times, through the masterful statuary of the Old Kingdom and the exquisite tomb paintings of the New Kingdom, to the astonishingly modern painted portraits of the Greco-Roman era, the artistic achievements of Egypt span over four thousand years. In this unique new visual reference work, the finest examples of Egyptian art from museum collections around the world are illustrated to advantage in more than 360 beautiful full-color photographs. Not only a feast for the eyes, this book is informative too, with introductions to each historical period, graphic summaries of Egyptian history and great archaeological discoveries, and a chronology and glossary. This celebration and pageant of ancient Egyptian creative expression deserves a place on the shelves of Egyptologists and art lovers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789774163234
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press, The
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 814,527
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Alice Cartocci, born in Arezzo in 1977, is an independent writer and researcher on ancient Egyptian mathematics and art.

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