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Reading Egyptian Art

Richard H Wilkinson

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  • 224 sidor
  • 1994
A multi-purpose reference work, providing the key to the hidden meanings in Egyptian art: an encyclopaedia of the major signs and symbols, a visual compendium of artistic motifs, a sourcebook of Egyptian religious beliefs and ideas. The hieroglyphs are thematically organized and include: seated man * seated god * woman nursing child * wedjat eye * ear * breast * bull * cow * cat * lion * foreleg of ox * heart * falcon * vulture * ibis * wing * feather * crocodile * frog * scarab beetle * bee * tree * palm branch * lotus * sky * sun * star * djed column * fetish of Abydos * gold * ankh * fan * bow * knife * cartouche * Isis knot * board game * sistrum A full reference section is also provided, with a complete list of the hieroglyphs, a glossary and a guide to further reading.
  • Författare: Richard H Wilkinson
  • Illustratör: 459 illustrations
  • Format: Pocket/Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780500277515
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 224
  • Utgivningsdatum: 1994-05-01
  • Förlag: Thames & Hudson Ltd