• The Tomb Chapel of Menna: The Art, Culture and Science of Painting in an Egyptian Tomb See large image

    The Tomb Chapel of Menna: The Art, Culture and Science of Painting in an Egyptian Tomb (American Research Center in Egypt Conservation) (Hardback) Edited by Melinda Hartwig

    $50.86 - Save $13.93 21% off - RRP $64.79 Free delivery worldwide Available
    Dispatched in 2 business days
    When will my order arrive?
    Add to basket | Add to wishlist |

    DescriptionThe Tomb of Menna (TT 69), edited by Dr. Melinda Hartwig and published in association with the American Research Center in Egypt, will offer readers a view into one of the most beautiful and complex painted tombs of the ancient Egyptian Theban necropolis. This lavishly illustrated book is the culmination of a project to document and conserve the Tomb of Menna. Through conservation, the tomb, that previously lay open to environmental influence, was brought back to its former glory. Aided by non-invasive methods of scientific analysis, the historical and cultural importance of Menna's paintings can now be viewed and studied and enjoyed by a worldwide audience. The publication joins high-definition photography and drawings with specialist essays by scholars, scientists, and technicians who discuss the artistic and cultural significance of the paintings, their architectural context, and scientific importance.Directed by Dr. Hartwig and administered by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) as part of its Egyptian Antiquities Conservation Project, the project was funded by a grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), sponsored by Georgia State University, and carried out in collaboration with Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities.


Other books

Other people who viewed this bought | Other books in this category
Showing items 1 to 10 of 10

 

Reviews | Bibliographic data
  • Full bibliographic data for The Tomb Chapel of Menna

    Title
    The Tomb Chapel of Menna
    Subtitle
    The Art, Culture and Science of Painting in an Egyptian Tomb
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Melinda Hartwig
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 210
    Width: 258 mm
    Height: 306 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 1,774 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789774165863
    ISBN 10: 9774165861
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.0
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC subject category V2: AGZ
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15830
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    LC classification: DT
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Abridged Dewey: 932
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030, ART015060
    DC23: 751.7309323
    Thema V1.0: AGA, NK, AGZ, NHG
    Publisher
    The American University in Cairo Press
    Imprint name
    The American University in Cairo Press
    Publication date
    28 February 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Cairo
    Author Information
    Melinda Hartwig is an Egyptologist and Associate Professor at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. A specialist in ancient Egyptian painting and mortuary culture, she has directed documentation projects in Egypt for 30 years, the most recent being the tomb of Menna (Theban Tomb 69).She has written numerous articles and books, including Tomb Painting and Identity in Ancient Egypt: 1419-1372 BCE (Turnhout: Brepols) and the forthcoming Companion to Ancient Egyptian Art (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell).