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Reading Egyptian Art: A Hieroglyphic Guide to Ancient Egyptian Painting and Sculpture
Reading Egyptian Art: A Hieroglyphic Guide to Ancient Egyptian Painting and Sculpture
by Richard H Wilkinson
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The art of ancient Egypt has excited imaginations for centuries. But without knowledge of hieroglyphic images, Egypt's rich artistic legacy, from colossal statues to finely wrought jewelry and miniscule charms, remains obscure. Here, for the first time... (read more)

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Egyptian Art (World of Art)
Egyptian Art (World of Art)
by Cyril Aldred
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Of the ancient art that has survived from the non-Classical world, that of Egypt makes a unique appeal. In this authoritative and splendidly illustrated guide Cyril Aldred surveys nearly 3000 years of Egyptian art and architecture, concentrating on the... (read more)

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Egyptian Ornament/Ornement Egyptien/Agyptische Ornamente/Ornamentacion Egipcia
Egyptian Ornament/Ornement Egyptien/Agyptische Ornamente/Ornamentacion Egipcia
by Clara Schmidt
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Covering the 17th through the early 20th centuries, each title in this renowned series concentrates on a specific theme from the rich and varied world of ornamental design. Each high quality volume is accompanied by a CD-ROM containing thousands of high... (read more)

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Winckelmann's Images from the Ancient World: Greek, Roman, Etruscan and Egyptian
Winckelmann's Images from the Ancient World: Greek, Roman, Etruscan and Egyptian
by Johann Joachim Winckelmann
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Compiled by the father of modern art history, this landmark 1767 publication boasts more than 200 outstanding engravings of ancient monuments. Johann Joachim Winckelmann, an eighteenth-century scholar who devoted his life to the study of ancient art, was... (read more)

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Ancient Egyptian Designs
Ancient Egyptian Designs
by Eva Wilson
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Based on close observation of many types of artefacts from pottery to textiles, this visual anthology of over 300 designs and patterns reveals the variety and complexity of ideas employed over a period of 3000 years by the artists and craftsmen of... (read more)

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Temples and Tombs: Treasures of Egyptian Art from the British Museum
Temples and Tombs: Treasures of Egyptian Art from the British Museum
by Edna Russmann
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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... (read more)

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Description of Egypt
Description of Egypt
by Gilles Neret
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Napoleon's attempt to conquer Egypt in 1798 was a mad dream, a fiasco, but it gave rise to a new science: Egyptology. The 3000 illustrations brought back from the expedition were published by order of the Emperor. They constitute invaluable testimony and... (read more)

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The Treasures of Ancient Egypt: From the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
The Treasures of Ancient Egypt: From the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
by Egyptian Museum
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The Egyptian Museum in Cairo houses the world's most celebrated collection of Egyptian antiquities. Because of the encyclopedic nature of the collection, this comprehensive, illustrated guide to the museum is required reading for anyone interested in... (read more)

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Discoveries: Bronze Age in Europe (Discoveries)
Discoveries: Bronze Age in Europe (Discoveries)
by Jean Pierre Mohen
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Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed... (read more)

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The Year One: Art of the Ancient World East and West
The Year One: Art of the Ancient World East and West
by Elizabeth Milleker
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Two thousand years ago, artworks of astonishing variety were being created in far-flung regions of the world. Although some of the cultures flourishing in the Year One, such as that of Rome, are well known, others may be less familiar. In Europe, Celtic... (read more)

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Silent Images: Women in Pharaonic Egypt
Silent Images: Women in Pharaonic Egypt
by Zahi Hawass
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Despite the multitude of objects and texts that have been discovered, questions about the true role of women in Ancient-Egyptian society still remain. This work draws on material from the author's own excavations and extensive analyses of older evidence... (read more)

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Egypt
Egypt
by Rainer Hager
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Originally produced in hardcover, now in a smaller, flexible format, and at a more affordable price - part of a new Midsize series from Taschen.... (read more)

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Prehistoric Art and Civilization (98 Edition)
Prehistoric Art and Civilization (98 Edition)
by Denis Vailou
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Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed... (read more)

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Reading Egyptian art :a hieroglyphic guide to ancient Egyptian painting and sculpture
Reading Egyptian art :a hieroglyphic guide to ancient Egyptian painting and sculpture
by Richard H Wilkinson
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A pretty and engaging reference to 100 hieroglyphs. Arranged by theme, the two color printing, captions, and text lead one easily thorough the two-page units. Includes Gardner's list of signs. Charming book and low-priced. Annotation c. Book News... (read more)

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Art for Eternity: Masterworks from Ancient Egypt
Art for Eternity: Masterworks from Ancient Egypt
by Richard A Fazzini
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The enduring popularity and fascination with the art of Egypt is at the heart of this volume. This completely new survey sets out to shatter any conventional beliefs that Egyptian art is obsessed with funerary themes and full of static renderings of the... (read more)

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Images for Eternity
Images for Eternity
by Richard A Fazzini
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Contents: Chronology; Preface; Foreword; Introduction; I. The PRedynastic and Early Dynastic Periods; II. The Old Kingdom and the First Intermediate Periods; III. The Middle Kingdom; IV. The Second Intermediate Period, the New Kingdom, and the Third... (read more)

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Gods, Men & Heroes: Ancient Art at the Dallas Museum of Art
Gods, Men & Heroes: Ancient Art at the Dallas Museum of Art
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This volume considers not only the art historical meaning of a representative selection of ancient artifacts, but also their wider meaning. The authors have tried to make clear how these pieces reveal the religion, social values, political events, and... (read more)

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Gifts of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Arts and Crafts in Liverpool Museum
Gifts of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Arts and Crafts in Liverpool Museum
by Piotr Bienkowski
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An ideal basic guide to the arts and crafts of ancient Egypt, covering the whole range of archaeological finds: from mummies and glowing jewels to everyday objects, such as baskets, sandals and toys; along with Egyptian gods and goddesses and images of... (read more)

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Dawn of Art, the Chauvet Cave: The Oldest Known Paintings in the World
Dawn of Art, the Chauvet Cave: The Oldest Known Paintings in the World
by Jean Marie Chauvet
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Philipp Cave
Philipp Cave
by Henri Breuil
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