A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art

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Melinda K. Hartwig
John Wiley & Sons, 1 dec. 2014 - 624 pagina's
A Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art presents a comprehensive collection of original essays exploring key concepts, critical discourses, and theories that shape the discipline of ancient Egyptian art.

• Winner of the 2016 PROSE Award for Single Volume Reference in the Humanities & Social Sciences
• Features contributions from top scholars in their respective fields of expertise relating to ancient Egyptian art
• Provides overviews of past and present scholarship and suggests new avenues to stimulate debate and allow for critical readings of individual art works
• Explores themes and topics such as methodological approaches, transmission of Egyptian art and its connections with other cultures, ancient reception, technology and interpretation,
• Provides a comprehensive synthesis on a discipline that has diversified to the extent that it now incorporates subjects ranging from gender theory to ‘X-ray fluorescence’ and ‘image-based interpretations systems’

 

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Inhoudsopgave

Part I Methodological Approaches
23
Part II Materials and Mediums
189
Part III Concepts in Art
307
Part IV Interconnections with the Larger World
397
Part V Reception of Ancient Egyptian Art in the Modern World
463
Part VI Technology and Interpretation
483
Index
545
Supplemental Images
574

Chronology of Kushite Rulers
xli
Maps
xlv
Chapter 1 What Is Art?
1
EULA
582
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Over de auteur (2014)

Melinda Hartwig is the Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian and Near Eastern Art at the Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, and Professor Emerita, Georgia State University. She is the author of Tomb Painting and Identity in Ancient Thebes, 1419-1372 BCE (2004).

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