Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction - Very Short Introductions (Paperback)
  • Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction - Very Short Introductions (Paperback)
zoom

Ancient Egyptian Art and Architecture: A Very Short Introduction - Very Short Introductions (Paperback)

(author)
£8.99
Paperback 152 Pages / Published: 23/10/2014
  • In stock

In stock online

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
From Berlin to Boston, and St Petersburg to Sydney, ancient Egyptian art fills the galleries of some of the world's greatest museums, while the architecture of Egyptian temples and pyramids has attracted tourists to Egypt for centuries. But what did Egyptian art and architecture mean to the people who first made and used it - and why has it had such an enduring appeal? In this Very Short Introduction, Christina Riggs explores the visual arts produced in Egypt over a span of some 4,000 years. The stories behind these objects and buildings have much to tell us about how people in ancient Egypt lived their lives in relation to each other, the natural environment, and the world of the gods. Demonstrating how ancient Egypt has fascinated Western audiences over the centuries with its impressive pyramids, eerie mummies, and distinctive visual style, Riggs considers the relationship between ancient Egypt and the modern world. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199682782
Number of pages: 152
Weight: 122 g
Dimensions: 174 x 114 x 8 mm

You may also be interested in...

The Poetry and Music of Science
Added to basket
The Photograph
Added to basket
£19.99
Paperback
Photography: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Aegean Art and Architecture
Added to basket
Beauty: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Northern Renaissance Art
Added to basket
Unlocking the Church
Added to basket
Picturing the Apocalypse
Added to basket
Film: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
The Lives of the Artists
Added to basket
Typography: A Very Short Introduction
Added to basket
Mona Lisa
Added to basket
£25.00
Hardback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.