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Egyptian Art

The art of ancient Egypt that has been handed down to us bears no names of its creators, and yet we value the creations of these unknown masters no less than the works of later centuries, such as statues by Michelangelo or the paintings by Leonardo da Vinci. This book introduces some of the most important masterpieces, ranging from the Old Kingdom during the Third millennium BC to the Roman Period.

The works encompass sculptures, reliefs, sarcophagi, murals, masks, and decorative items, most of them now in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, but some occupying places of honor as part of the World Cultural Heritage in museums such as the Louvre in Paris, the British Museum in London, the Egyptian Museum in Berlin, and the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

Titre : Egyptian Art 
Auteur : Rainer & Rose-Marie Hagen
Éditeur : Taschen 
Thème : Histoire de l'art 
Format : Relié  
Pages : 96 
Dimensions : 21 x 26 cm 
Langue : Anglais 
Date de publication : Mars 2018 
ISBN : 9783836549172

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