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Lavishly illustrated in color, this book presents a spectacular collection of archaeological and artistic treasures covering the extent of Egyptian art from the Predynastic Period of the fourth millennium B.C.E. to the Greco-Roman period of the fourth century C.E. The volume features more than 130 objects ranging from architectural elements of a royal palace and funerary chapel to delicate jewelry and textile fragments, and contains many objects never previously shown in print. ...
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Lavishly illustrated in color, this book presents a spectacular collection of archaeological and artistic treasures covering the extent of Egyptian art from the Predynastic Period of the fourth millennium B.C.E. to the Greco-Roman period of the fourth century C.E. The volume features more than 130 objects ranging from architectural elements of a royal palace and funerary chapel to delicate jewelry and textile fragments, and contains many objects never previously shown in print.

In an introductory essay David P. Silverman documents major expeditions to sites in Egypt and Nubia and summarizes the new information gleaned about ancient Egyptian civilization. Donald B. Redford provides a general treatment of ancient Egypt history. The objects themselves are introduced with concise essays by recognized Egyptologists: Edward Brovarski, Rita E. Freed, Arielle P. Kozloff, David O'Connor, Edna R. Russmann, William K. Simpson, and Josef W. Wegner.

Contributors EDWARD BROVARSKI, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston RITA FREED, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ARIELLE KOZLOFF, Cleveland Museum of Art DAVID O'CONNOR, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University DONALD REDFORD, University of Toronto EDNA R. RUSSMAN, Brooklyn Museum of Art DAVID SILVERMAN, University of Pennsylvania WILLIAM KELLY SIMPSON, Yale University JOSEF W. WEGNER, University of Pennsylvania

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The Dallas Museum has been very busy fulfilling its mandate to educate the public, producing two books about its own collection of ancient art and publishing one about a traveling exhibit Dallas organized of the University of Pennsylvania's ancient Egyptian collection. The most extensive of the three books is the massive exhibition catalog, Searching for Ancient Egypt. A short history of the University of Pennsylvania Museum and its excavations puts everything into perspective. Seven essays by eminent scholars such as William Kelly Simpson and David O'Connor examine all aspects of Egyptian art, architecture, and crafts from the sacred to the mundane. If the illustrations are as excellent overall as the two samples sent with the galleys, they will add excellent detail to the text. The other two catalogs focus on elements of Dallas's own ancient art collection. Curator Bromberg and Kilinski Jupiter's Loves & His Children, Univ. of Georgia, 1997 are well qualified to review ancient history and culture through its surviving artifacts in the Dallas Museum's modest collection. Independent scholar Deppert-Lippitz focuses solely on Dallas's lovely jewelry, beautifully illustrated here how the gold does shine!. These holdings are a recent acquisition of outstanding quality that raises Dallas's collection in ancient art from small but elegant to one of importance in the study of the history of gold ornaments. While Bromberg and Kilinski's work is only for comprehensive ancient art collections, Deppert-Lippitz's catalog is excellent for any collection on the history of jewelry, and the Pennsylvania catalog should prove an outstanding addition to collections surveying ancient Egyptian art or the history of its excavation.Mary Morgan Smith, Northland P.L., Pittsburgh
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801434822
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Series: 6/30/2008
  • Pages: 342
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Directors' Foreword 6
Preface 8
Contributors 9
Introduction 11
Expeditions to Egypt and Nubia 24
Maps 26
Chronology of Ancient Egypt 28
Historical Introduction 29
Divine Art 37
Royal Art 85
Private Art 113
Architecture 153
Personal and Domestic Artifacts 179
Funerary Arts 239
Nubian Art 291
Bibliography 311
Glossary 331
Concordance 334
Index 336
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