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The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Gifts of the Magi
     

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Gifts of the Magi

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by Carolyn Vaughn
 
Gold, frankincense, and myrrh were the precious offerings brought by the magi, But who were these men and why did they choose such gifts? This new book—illustrated in color with masterpieces fro the Medieval and Renaissance collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art—tells the story of the mago and the history and lore of their gifts. In addition, a gift

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Gold, frankincense, and myrrh were the precious offerings brought by the magi, But who were these men and why did they choose such gifts? This new book—illustrated in color with masterpieces fro the Medieval and Renaissance collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art—tells the story of the mago and the history and lore of their gifts. In addition, a gift of the gifts is included: 24-kt. gold in a glass bottle, and grankincense and myrrh in mesh bags.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870998553
Publisher:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publication date:
07/30/2008
Series:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Series
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.40(d)

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Gifts of the Magi 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
memurray More than 1 year ago
I purchased this product to use as a hands-on tool for teaching my Sunday School students about the birth of the Christ child. The illustrations are beautiful and it tells the story very eloquently. My "kids" loved being able to actually see and touch the elements of the gifts. It was a huge hit!