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By Melinda K. Hartwig

A spouse to old Egyptian Art offers a accomplished choice of unique essays exploring key recommendations, serious discourses, and theories that form the self-discipline of historic Egyptian art.

• Winner of the 2016 PROSE Award for unmarried quantity Reference within the Humanities & Social Sciences
• Features contributions from best students of their respective fields of workmanship on the subject of old Egyptian art
• Provides overviews of prior and current scholarship and indicates new avenues to stimulate debate and make allowance for severe readings of person paintings works
• Explores subject matters and issues resembling methodological techniques, transmission of Egyptian paintings and its connections with different cultures, historic reception, know-how and interpretation,
• Provides a finished synthesis on a self-discipline that has assorted to the level that it now accommodates matters starting from gender idea to ‘X-ray fluorescence’ and ‘image-based interpretations systems’

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