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The quest for immortality : treasures of ancient Egypt

Author: Erik Hornung; Betsy Morrell Bryan; National Gallery of Art (U.S.); United Exhibits Group (Denmark)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art ; Copenhagen : United Exhibits Group, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume accompanies an exhibition of the same name, which includes artefacts from nearly 2000 years before the Christian era. Objects such as coffins, tombs, masks, jewellery, papyri, sarcophagi and monumental and small-scale sculpture reveal the reverence and awe with which the Egyptians considered the mystery of death. The essays in this book explore Egyptian art history, customs and worship, with specific  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
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Quest for immortality.
Washington, D.C. : National Gallery of Art ; Copenhagen : United Exhibits Group, ©2002
(OCoLC)606878626
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Hornung; Betsy Morrell Bryan; National Gallery of Art (U.S.); United Exhibits Group (Denmark)
ISBN: 3791327356 9783791327358 0894683039 9780894683039
OCLC Number: 48892502
Notes: Exhibition dates: 12 May-2 September 2002, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Description: xiv, 239 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction: the quest for immortality / Betsy M. Bryan --
Thutmose III and the glory of the New Kingdom / Fayza Haikal --
Exploring the beyond / Erik Hornung --
Art for the afterlife / Betsy M. Bryan --
Catalogue --
Facing the gods: selected guide / Terence DuQuesne --
Chronology of ancient Egypt.
Responsibility: Erik Hornung and Betsy M. Bryan, editors ; contributions by Betsy M. Bryan [and others].

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This volume accompanies an exhibition of the same name, which includes artefacts from nearly 2000 years before Christ. Objects such as coffins, tombs, masks, jewellery, papyri, sarcophagi and  Read more...

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