Ancient Egyptian Art
Explore Egyptian art across the ages. Learn why ancient Egyptians made mummies and the size of the largest Egyptian statue. This book is packed full of priceless works of art from this great civilization. Discover the beliefs, inventions, and materials that helped the art and culture of ancient Egypt to develop. Full captions explain works of art in detail. A timeline summarizes the history of ancient Egypt and key moments in the development of its art. Make a model of an ancient Egyptian mummy with the step-by-step instructions included in this book.
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