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The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt
A wealth of art and architectural treasures survive from Ancient Egypt--a civilization that endured from the fourth millennium B.C. to the conquest of Alexander the Great. This book, with over 400 beautiful illustrations, examines Ancient Egyptian tombs and the valuables they contained, temples, palaces and their decorations, an array of revealing portraits, and many other ...more
Paperback, Third Edition, 501 pages
Published September 10th 1988 by Yale University Press
(first published 1988)
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Feb 04, 2015 James F rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
A volume in the Pelican History of Art; first published in 1958, this has long been the standard history of Egyptian art in English. It was revised in 1998, but the text gives the impression of a very old book; the illustrations are almost all in black and white. It is extremely detailed, particularly for the earlier periods; the treatment of the post-New Kingdom material is somewhat sketchy.