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ARTH 3190: Ancient Egypt
Use this guide to find books, articles and images related to Ancient Egyptian art.
Image of a military parade including Egyptian and Nubian troops, with a Nubian drummer. Necropolis of Sheikh Abdel Qurna, Tomb of Thaununy, Thebes. Egyptian, XVIII Dynasty, Reign of Tuthmosis IV (ca. 1425-1408 B.C.E.).
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Books at BGSU
You will find books about Ancient Egypt and Egyptian Art in ranges 18, 31 and 110: the ranges with call numbers BL, DT, and N5350. All are on the first floor of the library.
Call Number: N5350 .M25597 2003
Publication Date: 2003-05-01
This book presents a carefully chosen chronological selection of the finest works of art produced in Egypt over a period ranging from c.4000 BC, when sophisticated works of art were already being made, to c.200 AD, when Egypt was a province of the Roman Empire.
Symbol and Magic in Egyptian Art by
Call Number: N5350 .W492 1994
Publication Date: 1994-04-01
There is scarcely an Egyptian temple, pyramid, obelisk, wall painting or sculpture that does not possess some hidden meaning - a meaning which can only be understood by reference to the fundamental symbolic code used by the ancient Egyptians. Symbol and Magic in Egyptian Art reveals the language of this ancient code, which endured for thousands of years.
Religion and Ritual in Ancient Egypt by
Call Number: BL2441.3 .T44 2011
Publication Date: 2011-06-13
This book is a vivid reconstruction of the practical aspects of ancient Egyptian religion. Through an examination of artifacts and inscriptions, the text demystifies Egyptian religion, exploring what it meant to the people and society. Richly illustrated with images of rituals and religious objects
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt by
Call Number: DT58 .O94 2001 or online
Publication Date: 2001-01-11
This beautifully constructed work includes more than 600 academic, but accessible, articles on all aspects of Egyptology. The coverage is interdisciplinary, combining history, archaeology, economics, science, and literary and religious studies.
Life and Death in Ancient Egypt by
Call Number: DT73.T3 H5813 2000
Publication Date: 2000-04-13
In this splendid book, Hodel-Hoenes provides an invaluable guide to the nonroyal tombs of the officials of the New Kingdom and their decoration. An introduction on the architectural form and iconography of the tombs is followed by 12 chapters, each dealing with one tomb and taking the form of an extended commentary on a series of brilliant color photographs of the tomb's decoration.
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