Egyptian Designs

Egyptian Designs

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The exotic imagery of ancient Egyptian art has been captured in this splendid collection of 371 illustrations, based on Egyptian originals. Among the designs are figures of gods and pharaohs, priests and priestesses, ordinary citizens, plants and animals, and scenes of state occasions, battles, funerary customs, domestic life, and more. The sources for the illustrations are wall paintings and decorations, pottery and jewelry, statuary, and architecture of various periods. Artists and designers will find among these images a rich treasury of designs for use in graphic arts and craft projects without fee or permission. Each is finely delineated and easily reproducible, ideal for projects of many different kinds, from illustrations to textile design.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 215.9 x 271.78 x 5.08mm | 158.76g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0486277208
  • 9780486277202
  • 980,025

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The exotic imagery of ancient Egyptian art has been captured in this splendid collection of 371 illustrations, based on Egyptian originals. Among the designs are figures of gods and pharaohs, priests and priestesses, ordinary citizens, plants and animals, and scenes of state occasions, battles, funerary customs, domestic life, and more. The sources for the illustrations are wall paintings and decorations, pottery and jewelry, statuary, and architecture of various periods. Artists and designers will find among these images a rich treasury of designs for use in graphic arts and craft projects without fee or permission. Each is finely delineated and easily reproducible, ideal for projects of many different kinds, from illustrations to textile design. Dover (1993) original publication.show more
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