This book reveals the significant and varied contributions that drawing made to the world of Egyptian art. In the first section of the book, william Peck describes the historical development of Egyptian drawing and the tools, theories, and techniques used by the artists themselves. The second section consists of a superb collection of illustrations, many in color, arranged according to the varied subject matter found in Egyptian drawing: man, woman, the Royal Image, God and sky, music and dance, fable and humor, hunting and combat, animal life, architecture.
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FOREWORD by Cyril Aldred 7 CotitentS
THE MATERIALS AND USES OF EGYPTIAN
The uses of drawing Drawing and painting
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