- Series: Cambridge Studies in New Art History and Criticism
- Hardcover: 292 pages
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press (January 26, 1990)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0521365902
- ISBN-13: 978-0521365901
- Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.9 x 9.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
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The Canonical Tradition in Ancient Egyptian Art (Cambridge Studies in New Art History and Criticism) Hardcover – January 26, 1990
This book describes the rules for making correct canonical images at the levels of technique and subject matter, and explores the way in which these rules were expressed and transmitted from artist to artist over 3,000 years. Readers with general interests in the art, history and archaeology will find this enjoyable and no specific knowledge of ancient Egypt is needed.