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Egyptian art

Author: Eleni Vassilika; Janine Bourriau; Bridget Taylor; Andrew Morris; Fitzwilliam Museum.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, ©1995.
Series: Fitzwilliam Museum handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Counter This lavishly illustrated book brings together a selection of ancient Egyptian works of art of outstanding quality and interest, ranging from large sculptures to enchanting small decorative objects. The introduction and full descriptions explain their significance, style, material, and mode of manufacture within the framework of the life and religious beliefs of the royal and private owners for whom they  Read more...
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Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eleni Vassilika; Janine Bourriau; Bridget Taylor; Andrew Morris; Fitzwilliam Museum.
ISBN: 0521475198 9780521475198 052147518X 9780521475181
OCLC Number: 31243068
Description: viii, 139 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; Glossary of Egyptian deities; 64 colour plates with text facing; Selected bibliography and abbreviations.
Series Title: Fitzwilliam Museum handbooks.
Responsibility: Eleni Vassilika with contributions from Janine Bourriau ; photography by Bridget Taylor and Andrew Morris.
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This beautifully illustrated book describes some of the most outstanding objects from ancient Egypt.  Read more...

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