Автор: Vandenbeusch Marie, Semet Aude, Maitland Margaret Название: Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt ISBN: 0300218389 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300218381 Издательство: Yale University Press Цена: 4158 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: "Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt"introduces readers to three thousand years of Egypt s ancient history by unveiling its famous leaders the pharaohs using some of the finest objects from the vast holdings of the British Museum. In an introductory essay, Margaret Maitland looks at Egyptian kingship in terms of both ideology and practicality. Then Aude Semat considers the Egyptian image of kingship, its roles and its uses. In ten additional sections, Marie Vandenbeusch delves into themes related to the land of ancient Egypt, conceptions of kingship, the exercise of power, royal daily life, and death and afterlife. Detailed entries by Vandenbeusch and Semat cover key works relating to the pharaohs.These objects, beautifully illustrated in 280 color photographs, include monumental sculpture, architectural pieces, funerary objects, exquisite jewelry, and papyri. The rulers of ancient Egypt were not always male, or even always Egyptian. At times, Egypt was divided by civil war, conquered by foreign powers, or ruled by competing kings. Many of the objects surviving from ancient Egypt represent the image a pharaoh wanted to project, but this publication also looks past the myth to explore the realities and immense challenges of ruling one of the greatest civilizations the world has ever seen."
Автор: Hewitt, Jim Название: Egypt Visual Sourcebook ISBN: 9774164334 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789774164330 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 3649 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (3 шт.) Описание: This unique visual reference guide will be an invaluable resource to professional designers from architects to illustrators, production designers, art directors, decorators, film concept artists, sculptors and painters. It uses colour photographs to illustrate a wide range of locations and styles of architecture throughout Egypt, particularly highlighting universal architectural elements that may be incorporated into a variety of designs and styles including arches, doorways, windows, balconies, wall finishes and more. Photographic plates of modern and ancient Egypt, showing markets, buildings, temples, tombs and daily life are cross-referenced with enlarged details and grouped for functional comparisons to cater to the various approaches a designer may take from conception to completion. With some 1,000 colour illustrations, thorough referencing and detailed observation, this book will serve a very specific need while also appealing to a wider audience as a visual celebration of many aspects of Egypt, familiar and unfamiliar. For ease of use for the designer, the book also includes a CD with all images and interactive referencing abilities.
Автор: Wilkinson, Richard H. Название: The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt ISBN: 0500283966 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500283967 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 1754 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: The temples of ancient Egypt include the largest and some of the most impressive religious monuments the world has ever known. Mansions of the gods, models of Egypt and of the universe, focal points for worship, great treasure houses and islands of order in a cosmic ocean of chaos – the temples were all these things and more. Richard Wilkinson traces their development from the earliest times, looking at every aspect of their construction, decoration, symbolism and function. From the Delta to Nubia, all of Egypt’s surviving temples – ranging from the gargantuan temple of Amun at Karnak, to minuscule shrines such as the oasis Oracle of Siwa, where Alexander went to hear himself proclaimed god – are discussed and illustrated