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Robins, Gay

Overview
Works: 28 works in 153 publications in 3 languages and 4,724 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: N5350, 709.32
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Most widely held works by Gay Robins
The art of ancient Egypt by Gay Robins( Book )

31 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the awesome grandeur of the great pyramids to the delicacy of a face etched on an amulet, the power of the art of ancient Egypt persists to this day. This beautifully illustrated book conducts us through the splendors of this world, great and small, and into the mysteries of its fascination in its day as well as in our own. What did art, and the architecture that housed it, mean to the ancient Egyptians? Why did they invest such vast wealth and effort in its production? These are the puzzles Gay Robins explores as she examines the objects of Egyptian art - the tombs and wall paintings, the sculpture and stelae, the coffins, funerary papyri, and amulets - from its first flowering in the Early Dynastic period to its final resurgence in the time of the Ptolemies
Women in ancient Egypt by Gay Robins( Book )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gay Robins discusses the role of royal women, queenship and its divine connotations, and describes the exceptional women who broke the bounds of tradition by assuming real power."--Back cover
Proportion and style in ancient Egyptian art by Gay Robins( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She also considers for the first time how, in general, the use of a grid system influenced composition as a whole. Numerous line drawings of paintings and reliefs with superimposed grids, either derived from actual grid traces surviving on monuments, or calculated according to the systems used by the Egyptians themselves, illustrate the text
The Rhind mathematical papyrus : an ancient Egyptian text by Gay Robins( Book )

31 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egyptian painting and relief by Gay Robins( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artists of Ancient Egypt reached a level of sophistication and technical mastery unsurpassed by other early peoples. This book elucidates the principles of representation underlying Egyptian art, which differ fundamentally from western conventions rooted in perspective, and describes the materials and methods used by the artists
Beyond the pyramids : Egyptian regional art from the Museo Egizio, Turin by Gay Robins( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egyptian statues by Gay Robins( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections of women in the New Kingdom : ancient Egyptian art from the British Museum, 4 February-14 May, 1995 by Gay Robins( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections of women in the New Kingdom : ancient Egyptian art from the British Museum by Gay Robins( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in ancient Egypt by Gay Robins( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections of women in the New Kingdom : ancient Egyptian art from the British Museum ; an exhibition organized by the Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory Univ. February 4-May 14, 1995 by Gay Robins( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in German and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Predynastic Egyptian stature and physical proportions by Gay Robins( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Proportions of standing figures in the north-west palace of Aššur-naṣirpal II at Nimrud by Gay Robins( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The physical proportions and living stature of New Kingdom pharaohs by Gay Robins( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The god's wife of Amun in the 18th dynasty in Egypt by Gay Robins( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Monuments & mummies : the Shelton expedition to Egypt by Emory University( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Egyptian queens in the 18th dynasty up to the end of the reign of Amenhotpe III by Gay Robins( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dress, undress, and the representation of fertility and potency in New Kingdom Egyptian art by Gay Robins( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Languages
English (133)

Spanish (3)

German (3)

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Women in ancient EgyptProportion and style in ancient Egyptian artThe Rhind mathematical papyrus : an ancient Egyptian textEgyptian painting and reliefEgyptian statuesWomen in ancient Egypt