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Published: 23 October 2014

152 Pages | Approx 20 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199682782

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Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Christina Riggs

Very Short Introductions

  • Organized by theme to introduce the 'big ideas' in Egyptian art and architecture
  • Looks at how ancient Egyptian buildings and works of art were designed and made
  • Explores specific examples of art and architecture, and what they can - and can't - tell us about ancient Egyptian society
  • Considers how ideas and ancient Egyptian art have changed over time - and why it is still relevant today
  • Offers advice on visiting Egyptian art in museums and exploring the subject further online
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over six million copies sold worldwide