Ancient Egyptian Jewelry

by Carol Andrews

Paperback, 1997

Status

Available

Publication

Harry N. Abrams (1997), 208 pages

Description

The spectacular jewels of ancient Egypt, long buried in desert tombs, are revealed in all their exotic beauty in this superb survey. Spanning more than 3,000 years, Ancient Egyptian Jewelry features nearly 200 magnificent objects and explores the surprisingly sophisticated techniques used to fashion jewelry from gold, silver, turquoise, lapis lazuli, and other precious and semi-precious stones.The suberb reproductions include not only actual jewelry but also wall paintings, sarcophagi, statues, and reliefs that depict ancient Egyptians wearing their treasures.

Language

Original language

English

Barcode

1035
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