The collector's eye: masterpieces of Egyptian art from the Thalassic Collection, Ltd
Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, 2001 - Art - 170 pages
The Thalassic Collection, Ltd., is one of the world's greatest private collections of Egyptian art, consisting of over 175 rare and beautiful objects ranging in date from 3500 B.C. to the Roman era in the first century A.D. These exceptional relics of Pharaonic civilisation are lavishly illustrated here, along with contributions from over 20 scholars on Egyptomania, Egyptian art and history, and materials and techniques in Egyptian art.The collection is particularly rich in important sculptures, both significant historical monuments as well as artistic masterpieces. Also included are a large number of exquisite small items including magnificent jewels and amulets, inlays and architectural decorations, and painstakingly crafted objects of everyday use. Lastly, the collection also documents the development of Egyptology in the 18th and 19th centuries through outstanding examples of Egyptomania, including the evocative paintings of Gerome, David Roberts, and Howard Carter.
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Akhenaten Amarna Amenemhet Amenemhet III Amenhotep III amulet Late Period Amulets Amulets of Ancient Ancient Egypt Ancient Egypt London Ancient Egyptian back pillar Betsy Bryan blue bronze Cairo Carlos Museum Carol Andrews carved Catalogue cobra color crown D'Auria decorated deities depicted Dorothea Arnold Dynasty 18 Dynasty 26 Egyp Egyptian Art Egyptian Museum example face Faience H figure fragment funerary glass goddess gold head hieroglyphs Horus Hourig Sourouzian ibid images inlays inscribed inscription Intermediate Period 1075-656 JLH Notes king lion magical Markowitz Metropolitan Museum Middle Kingdom molds mummy Museum of Art Nefertiti Nubian Old Kingdom Osiris Peter Lacovara Pharaohs piece PL Notes Psamtik quartzite queen Ramesses Ramesside reign of Amenhotep rings Rita royal scarab sculpture Sety shabtis sphinx statue statuette stone style temple Thalassic Collection Theban Third Intermediate Period Thutmose Thutmose III tomb Tutankhamen uraeus vessels wearing wedjat eye Yvonne