Artists in the Old Kingdom

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Author  Naguib Kanawati
Publisher  The American University in Cairo Press
Publication Date   September 15, 2009
ISBN  9774379853
Pages  200

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Challenging the idea that the artists of ancient Egypt were anonymous craftsmen who labored in obscurity to create masterpieces of funerary art, the authors of this volume have produced a thorough study, well illustrated with detailed photographs and line drawings, that gives definition to these skilled and valued members of society. This monograph provides an accessible reference on Egyptian art as it appears in wall scenes, and addresses the intriguing question of the artists’ identity and individual style.

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