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The Art of Ancient Egypt

Revised Edition

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PAPERBACK

$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674030657

Publication Date: 09/15/2008

Short

272 pages

150 color illustrations, 150 halftones

North America only

From the awesome grandeur of the Great Pyramids to the delicacy of a face etched on an amulet, the spellbinding power of ancient Egyptian art persists to this day. Spanning three thousand years, this beautifully illustrated history offers a thorough and delightfully readable introduction to the artwork even as it provides insight into questions that have long engaged experts and amateurs alike. In its scope, its detail, and its eloquent reproduction of over 250 objects, Gay Robins’s classic book is without parallel as a guide to the art of ancient Egypt.

This eagerly awaited new edition includes many new color photographs and a fully revised and updated bibliography.

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