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Deftly traces Egyptian art from its prehistoric origins through three thousand years of astonishing achievements in the era of the pharaohs to the conquest of Egypt by the Romans.
Outlines artistic trends in each period, linking them to economic, political and spiritual developments.
Discusses the full range of artistic output: monumental architecture, sculpture, wall-reliefs, paintings, furniture, jewellery, papyri and pottery.
From the geometrical precision of the pyramids to the golden treasures found in Tutankhamun`s tomb, the art of ancient Egypt has an enduring capacity to attract and intrigue. These remarkable works of art are the concrete expression of the ancient Egyptians` way of life and their attitudes to religion and the afterlife. In this clear and comprehensive introduction, Jaromir Malek deftly traces Egyptian art from its prehistoric origins, through 3, 000 years of astonishing achievements in the era of the pharaohs, to the conquest of Egypt by the Romans.