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This lavishly illustrated book brings together a selection of ancient Egyptian works of art of outstanding quality and interest, ranging from large sculptures to 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 were made. Readers will find much of interest among the numerous objects, all of which are shown in color and many published here for the first time.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521475181
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/04/1995
Series: Fitzwilliam Museum Handbooks
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Glossary of Egyptian deities; 64 colour plates with text facing; Selected bibliography and abbreviations.

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