Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2011

200 Pages | 262 figures and plates

8.5x11.5 inches

ISBN: 9789774797927

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Beni Hassan

Art and Daily Life in an Egyptian Province

Naguib Kanawati and Alexandra Woods

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

The first chapter of this study provides an overview of the history and importance of Beni Hassan and highlights the significant architectural features and artistic themes found in the tombs, while the second chapter offers a general description of each of the four selected tombs. The final chapter examines individual artistic themes in the chapels at Beni Hassan and compares the scenes with contemporary tombs as well as those from earlier periods at various sites in Egypt.