Egyptian Art


Gaston Maspero (Editor)

Series: Focus on Civilizations and Cultures

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In writing this book, the author desired to familiarize the general public with some of the fine pieces of Egyptian sculpture and goldsmiths’ work, and to point out how to approach them in order to appreciate their worth.

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations


Chapter 1. Egyptian Statuary and its Schools

Chapter 2. Some Portraits of Mycerinus

Chapter 3. A Scribe’s Head of the IVth or Vth Dynasty

Chapter 4. Skhemka, his Wife and Son: a Group found at Memphis

Chapter 5. The Crouching Scribe: Vth Dynasty

Chapter 6. The New Scribe of the Gizeh Museum

Chapter 7. The Kneeling Scribe: Vth Dynasty

Chapter 8. Pehournowri: Statuette in painted Limestone found at Memphis

Chapter 9. The Dwarf Khnoumhotpou: Vth or VIth Dynasty

Chapter 10. The “Favissa” of Karnak, and the Theban School of Sculpture

Chapter 11. The Cow of Deîr-el-Baharî

Chapter 12. The Statuette of Amenôphis IV

Chapter 13. Four Canopic Heads found in the Valley of the Kings at Thebes

Chapter 14. A Head of the Pharaoh Harmhabi

Chapter 15. The Colossus of Ramses II at Bedrecheîn

Chapter 16. Egyptian Jewellery in the Louvre

Chapter 17. The Treasure of Zagazig

Chapter 18. Three Statuettes in Wood

Chapter 19. A Fragment of a Theban Statuette

Chapter 20. The Lady Touî of the Louvre and Egyptian Industrial Sculpture in Wood

Chapter 21. Some Perfume Ladles of the XVIIIth Dynasty

Chapter 22. Some Green Basalt Statuettes of the Saïte Period

Chapter 23. A Find of Saïte Jewels at Saqqarah

Chapter 24. A Bronze Egyptian Cat belonging to M. Barrère

Chapter 25. A Find of Cats in Egypt


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