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The Encyclopaedia of Ancient Egyptian Architecture (Hardback)

Dieter Arnold

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ISBN 10: 1860644651 / ISBN 13: 9781860644658
Edité par I.B.Tauris Co Ltd, United Kingdom, 2001
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Language: English . Brand New Book. The Egyptians massive stone monuments were built over a period of three millennia and yet a common architectural tradition links them all. This book documents that tradition and provides a single-volume reference on one of the most remarkable architectures of the ancient world. Separate entries are provided for each of the most important sites, covering monuments as diverse as the Step Pyramid of Djoser, the tombs of the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut s mortuary temple at Deir el-Bahri and the great Ptolemaic temples that line the Upper Nile. With more than 600 entries and 350 illustrations, this encyclopaedia provides a comprehensive perspective on ancient Egyptian architecture. N° de réf. du libraire AA79781860644658

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Titre : The Encyclopaedia of Ancient Egyptian ...

Éditeur : I.B.Tauris Co Ltd, United Kingdom

Date d'édition : 2001

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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The Egyptians' massive stone monuments were built over a period of three millennia and yet a common architectural tradition links them all. This book documents that tradition and provides a single-volume reference on one of the most remarkable architectures of the ancient world. Separate entries are provided for each of the most important sites, covering monuments as diverse as the Step Pyramid of Djoser, the tombs of the Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut's mortuary temple at Deir el-Bahri and the great Ptolemaic temples that line the Upper Nile. With more than 600 entries and 350 illustrations, this encyclopaedia provides a comprehensive perspective on ancient Egyptian architecture.

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One of the foremost authorities in the field, Arnold uses a very broad definition of architecture in this critical new source. . . . [T]his work is currently the only English-language encyclopedia of Egyptian architecture. Egyptophiles will keep it handy at their desks. -- Library Journal

An excellent reference source for both individuals and librarians. -- Choice

An excellent reference source for both individuals and librarians. -- "Choice

One of the foremost authorities in the field, Arnold uses a very broad definition of architecture in this critical new source. . . . [T]his work is currently the only English-language encyclopedia of Egyptian architecture. Egyptophiles will keep it handy at their desks. -- "Library Journal

Numerous dictionaries of architecture are available, but there is no question that Dr. Arnold's is the premier in its field. . . . A splendidly produced and illustrated edition in English . . . [Arnold] distills that practical knowledge of a lifetime into an easily accessible and immensely well illustrated book.--Peter A. Clayton "Minerva "

An extremely valuable resource for anyone interested in Egyptology or the study of ancient architecture.--Susan Tower Hollis "American Reference Books Annual "

A most useful volume. The editors are to be congratulated for bringing this work before the English-reading public.--Aidan Dodson "Egyptian Archaeology "

A most useful volume. The editors are to be congratulated for bringing this work before the English-reading public.
--Aidan Dodson "Egyptian Archaeology "

Numerous dictionaries of architecture are available, but there is no question that Dr. Arnold's is the premier in its field. . . . A splendidly produced and illustrated edition in English . . . [Arnold] distills that practical knowledge of a lifetime into an easily accessible and immensely well illustrated book.
--Peter A. Clayton "Minerva "

An extremely valuable resource for anyone interested in Egyptology or the study of ancient architecture.
--Susan Tower Hollis "American Reference Books Annual "

"One of the foremost authorities in the field, Arnold uses a very broad definition of architecture in this critical new source. . . . [T]his work is currently the only English-language encyclopedia of Egyptian architecture. Egyptophiles will keep it handy at their desks." --Library Journal

"An excellent reference source for both individuals and librarians." --Choice

"A most useful volume. The editors are to be congratulated for bringing this work before the English-reading public." --Aidan Dodson, Egyptian Archaeology

"Numerous dictionaries of architecture are available, but there is no question that Dr. Arnold's is the premier in its field. . . . A splendidly produced and illustrated edition in English . . . [Arnold] distills that practical knowledge of a lifetime into an easily accessible and immensely well illustrated book." --Peter A. Clayton, Minerva

"An extremely valuable resource for anyone interested in Egyptology or the study of ancient architecture." --Susan Tower Hollis, American Reference Books Annual

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