The Arts and Crafts of Ancient Egypt (Paperback)

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This vintage book contains a fascinating exploration of ancient Egyptian arts and crafts, with over one hundred and forty illustrations. This volume is intended to aid in the understanding of Egyptian art, with the most striking works of each period shown in order to contrast the art of the different civilisations. The origins and connections of the art in each age are touched upon, and technical details given, in order to better understand the artifact's condition. A wonderful insight into the art of this fascinating ancient civilization, "The Arts And Crafts Of Ancient Egypt" is highly recommended for those with an interest the subject. The chapters of this book include: "The Character of Egyptian Art", "The Periods and Schools", "The Statuary", "The Reliefs", "The Painting and Drawing", "The Architecture", "The Stone Working", "Jewellery", "Metal Work", "Glazed Ware and Glass", etcetera. This vintage book is being republished now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition - complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781409783916
ISBN-10: 140978391X
Publisher: Thonssen Press
Publication Date: August 19th, 2008
Pages: 226
Language: English