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Egyptian art in the days of the pharaohs, 3100-320 BC

Author: Cyril Aldred
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson, 1985, ©1980.
Series: World of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this authoritative and splendidly illustrated guide, the author surveys nearly 3000 years of Egyptian architecture, painting and sculpture. Shows how Egyptian art was shaped by historical events, religious requirements, and environmental forces and also explains how artists and craftspeople developed their amazing technical mastery."--Publisher's Weekly.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cyril Aldred
ISBN: 0500201803 9780500201800
OCLC Number: 12391437
Description: 252 pages : 199 illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Title: World of art.
Responsibility: Cyril Aldred.

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"His eloquent ability to weave facts, insights and interpretations into a compulsively readable account sets his book far above the clogged texts that too often pass for art history." The Times  Read more...

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