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Gifts for the gods : images from Egyptian temples

Author: Marsha Hill; Deborah Schorsch; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007.
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Throughout their long history, the ancient Egyptians crafted exquisite statues of bronze, copper, silver, and gold as offerings to their gods and for use in temples and shrines. This book focuses on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Press kits
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Gifts for the gods.
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608061741
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marsha Hill; Deborah Schorsch; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9781588392312 1588392317 9780300124088 0300124082 9781588392329 1588392325
OCLC Number: 162501929
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Oct. 16, 2007-Feb. 18, 2008.
Description: xvi, 240 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 29 cm
Contents: Art and influence in temple images / Marsha Hill --
Charting metal statuary: the Archaic period through the pre-Thutmoside New Kingdom / Marsha Hill --
Shifting ground: the New Kingdom from the reign of Thutmose III (ca. 1479-1070 B.C.) / Marsha Hill --
The complexity of alloys: new discoveries about certain "bronzes" in the Louvre / Elisabeth Delange --
Heights of artistry: the Third Intermediate period (ca 1070-664 B.C.) / Marsha Hill --
Figural surface decoration on bronze statuary of the Third Intermediate period / John H. Taylor --
Casting about: the Late Period (664-332 B.C.) and the Macedonia-Ptolemaic period (332-30 B.C.) / Marsha Hill --
Lives of the statuary / Marsha Hill --
An assemblage of bronze statuettes in a cult context: the temple of 'Ayn Manawir / Michel Wuttman, Laurent Coulon, and Florence Gombert --
Bronzes from the sacred animal necropolis at North Saqqara / Sue Davies --
The manufacture of metal statuary: "seeing the workshops of the temple" / Deborah Schorsch.
Responsibility: edited by Marsha Hill ; with Deborah Schorsch, technical editor.
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