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Egyptian art, guide to the collections.

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Egyptian art, guide to the collections.

by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

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Published in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Egyptian.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN5350 .N395
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5829892M
    LC Control Number61018852
    OCLC/WorldCa487139

    One of New York City's most popular tourist attractions, the Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomes million visitors a Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection and special exhibits offer something for everyone -- from Ancient Egyptian vases and Roman Statues to Tiffany stained glass and Rembrandt paintings there is something for nearly everyone. Of the ancient art that has survived from the non-Classical world, that of Egypt makes a unique appeal. In this authoritative and splendidly illustrated guide Cyril Aldred surveys nearly years of Egyptian art and architecture, concentrating on the fine arts of painting and sculpture/5(7).

    § 3. The Great Divisions of Egyptian History § 4. The Constitution of Egyptian Society—Influence of that Constitution upon Monuments of Art § 5. The Egyptian Religion and its Influence upon the Plastic Arts § 6. That Egyptian Art did not escape the Law of Change, and that its History may therefore be written § 7. chronological framework. The present guide is similarly organized; its purpose, however, is somewhat different. Whereas the earlier catalogue aimed to document the full breadth of the collection, this guide is designed as an intro-duction to ancient glass through discussion of particular pieces in the Yale collection.

    As the most-visited museum in the world, the Louvre in Paris, France, displays nea art objects from pre-history through the 21st century. The French scholar and talented linguist Jean-Francois Champollion, known for having uncovered the mystery of written hieroglyphics, was appointed curator of the Egyptian collection at the departments inauguration in 9 hours ago  It’s one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world. Here, you’ll find paintings by famous artists such as van Gogh, Rembrandt, Gauguin and Monet, along with items from the prehistoric and ancient times. It also has a huge collection of Asian art, featuring ceramics, prints and metalwork as well as Egyptian antiquities.


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