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    DescriptionThis enchanted tour of Egyptian art by one of its early explorers is one of the most beautiful modern works on ancient Egyptian art. Prisse d'Avennes' monumental work, first published in Paris over a ten-year period between 1868 and 1878, includes the only surviving record of many lost artifacts.


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    Title
    Atlas of Egyptian Art
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Prisse D'Avennes, Introduction by Maarten Raven
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 880 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789774245848
    ISBN 10: 9774245849
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    Abridged Dewey: 709
    LC classification: N
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HBE
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 05
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BISAC V2.8: ART015000, ART025000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    BIC subject category V2: ACG
    BISAC V2.8: ART015060
    DC21: 709.32
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAE, 1HBE
    B&T Approval Code: A02302000
    Thema V1.0: GBC, AGA
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    158 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    The American University in Cairo Press
    Imprint name
    The American University in Cairo Press
    Publication date
    01 March 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Cairo
    Review quote
    "None of Prisse's contemporaries had the skill or endurance to bring such an endeavor to such a brilliant end. He was far ahead of his time in his awareness of the vulnerability of the monuments and the need to protect them and to record them. His were the first reliable drawings of Egyptian architecture and ornaments and the first plans and sections of constructions newly excavated. He returned to Paris [in 1860] with a rich harvest of 300 drawings, 400 meters of squeezes; and 150 photographs." - Maarten J. Raven, Curator of the Egyptian Department, the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden."