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Published: 01 December 2014

152 Pages | Approx 20 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199682782

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Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction

Christina Riggs

Very Short Introductions

  • Examines what we consider to be both 'ancient' and 'Egyptian'
  • Organized by theme to introduce the big ideas in Egyptian art
  • Looks at how pieces of art can tell us much about historical power and the dynamics of society
  • Considers how European and Western ideas about ancient Egyptian art have changed over time
  • Considers the contemporary relevance of ancient Egyptian art and architecture today
  • Explores the visual themes that appear in ancient Egyptian art
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide