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Temples and Tombs: Treasures of Egyptian Art from the British Museum

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Published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by the American Federation of Arts and the British Museum, this attractive volume presents 85 objects in full-page color plates. Items include portraits, statues, relief, sculpture, jewelry, furniture, papyri, ostraca, and funerary items. Russman (curator of Egyptian art at the Brooklyn Museum) authored the introduction. James and Strudwick, (both of the British Museum) each offer an essay, the former discussing the history of Egyptian collections in the British Museum and the latter providing historical and technical background to the illustrations. The book concludes with a chronology of periods and dynasties from 5000 B.C. to A.D. 642. Copublished by the University of Washington Press and the American Federation of Arts.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by the American Federation of Arts and the British Museum, this attractive volume presents 85 objects in full-page color plates. Items include portraits, statues, relief, sculpture, jewelry, furniture, papyri, ostraca, and funerary items. Russman (curator of Egyptian art at the Brooklyn Museum) authored the introduction. James and Strudwick, (both of the British Museum) each offer an essay, the former discussing the history of Egyptian collections in the British Museum and the latter providing historical and technical background to the illustrations. The book concludes with a chronology of periods and dynasties from 5000 B.C. to A.D. 642. Copublished by the University of Washington Press and the American Federation of Arts. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780295986180
Subtitle:
Treasures of Egyptian Art from the British Museum
Author:
Russmann, Edna
Author:
Strudwick, Nigel
Author:
James, T. G. H.
Author:
Russmann, Edna R.
Publisher:
American Federation of Arts
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Art
Subject:
African
Subject:
England
Subject:
Ancient - Egypt
Subject:
Art, ancient
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
Art, egyptian
Subject:
British museum
Copyright:
Publication Date:
September 2006
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
11.22x8.32x.67 in. 1.71 lbs.

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