Dawn of Egyptian Art (BOK)

Diana Craig Patch

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Egyptian art from the Pharaonic era is characterized by colossal sphinxes, elaborately decorated coffins, hieroglyphs, and beautifully modeled reliefs. Less well-known, but equally impressive, are the rare and ancient images of people, animals, and landscapes from the pre-Pharaonic era, the period that preceded and directly influenced these iconic forms of artistic expression. With lavish illustrations of more than 170 fascinating objects created from about 4000 to 2650 BC, "Dawn of Egyptian Art" presents the origins of these art forms and iconography that remained in use for centuries. Comprehensive texts explore the origins and early development of the culture of ancient Egypt while discussing the representation of the self and the universe, the relationship between image and writing, and the early Egyptians' evolving view of how the world worked.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Diana Craig Patch
Forlag
YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS ACADEMIC
ISBN 9780300179521
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 22,9cm x 25,4cm x 2,8cm
Vekt 666 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form History of art: ancient & classical art,BCE to c 500 CE