Egyptian Art at Eton College: Selections from the Myers Museum

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Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999 - Art - 64 pages
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This beautiful book presents a selection of the finest and most historically important works in the Myers Museum at Eton College, which possesses one of the world's finest collections of ancient Egyptian decorative arts. The core of the collection was brought together by Major W. J. Myers, an old Etonian who was posted to Cairo in the 1880s. Myers's hope was that the works would be an inspiration for future generations of Eton students; with the publication of this book the objects will have an impact on a much wider audience. The volume -- which discusses more than one hundred works of art, all reproduced in full color -- will be not only a useful reference but a source of pleasure for students and professionals alike.

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Before going to Wayne State, Stephen Spurr was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences at Carnegie-Mellon University. He has published articles in the RAND Journal of Economics, the Industrial and Labor Relations Review, the International Review of Law and Economics, the Journal of Labor Economics, the Journal of Human Resources, and many other journals. His primary research interests are in the areas of labor economics and economic analysis of law. He has published articles on promotion and turnover, sports economics, the economics of the legal and nursing professions, alternative dispute resolution, organ transplantation, medical malpractice, and capital punishment. He wrote an essay on Collateral Estoppel for The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law (London: Macmillan).

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