Item Details

Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Christina Riggs
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Language
English
Series
Very Short Introductions
ISBN
9780199682782, 019968278X
Summary
Explores the variety of arts produced in Egypt over a span of 3,500 years. Examing the stories behind these objects and buildings, Riggs looks not only at what they can tell us about ancient Egyptian life, but also how their legacy continues to shape the contemporary world.
Contents
  • Four little words
  • Egypt on display
  • Making Egyptian art and architecture
  • Art and power
  • Signs, sex, status
  • Out of Egypt.
Description
xviii, 132 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Very short introductions ; 403
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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