ISBN-10:
0674030656
ISBN-13:
9780674030657
Pub. Date:
09/15/2008
Publisher:
Harvard
The Art of Ancient Egypt / Edition 2

The Art of Ancient Egypt / Edition 2

by Gay Robins

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ISBN-13: 9780674030657
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 09/15/2008
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 85,968
Product dimensions: 10.20(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Gay Robins is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Art History at Emory University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements6
Foreword7
Chronology8
1Understanding Ancient Egyptian Art12
2Origins: The Early Dynastic Period30
3The First Flowering: The Old Kingdom (I)40
4A Golden Age: The Old Kingdom (II)58
5Diversity in Disunity: The First Intermediate Period80
6Return to the Heights: The Middle Kingdom (I)90
7Change and Collapse: The Middle Kingdom (II)110
8A New Momentum: The New Kingdom (I): Ahmose to Amenhotep III122
9The Great Heresy: The New Kingdom (II): The Amarna Period and Its Aftermath149
10The Glories of Empire: The New Kingdom (III)166
11Fragmentation and New Directions: The Third Intermediate Period195
12Looking to the Past: The Late Period (I)210
13The Final Flowering: The Late Period (II) and Ptolemaic Period231
14Epilogue252
Abbreviations and Bibliography256
Further Reading265
Illustration Acknowledgements267
Index269

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