By E. Prisse D'Avennes, Maarten Raven
Книга Atlas of Egyptian paintings Atlas of Egyptian artwork Книги Искусство. Живопись Автор: American college in Cairo Press Год издания: 2008 Формат: pdf Издат.:American college in Cairo Press Размер: 28 Mb Язык: Русский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:his enchanted journey of Egyptian artwork by means of considered one of its early explorers is without doubt one of the most pretty glossy works on old Egyptian paintings. Prisse d'Avennes's enormous paintings, first released in Paris over a ten-year interval among 1868 and 1878, contains the single surviving checklist of many misplaced artifacts. This vintage paintings is now on hand for the 1st time in paperback.
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The capital in the upper left corner is from the Middle Kingdom tomb of Dhutihotep II in Deir elBersha, Middle Egypt. The hieroglyphs are added from another part of the same tomb. The capital in the upper right corner is from Beni Hasan, also from the Middle Kingdom. The two columns below are from the New Kingdom tomb of Kenamun, chief steward of Amenophis II. Both are supports for a kiosk; one for the god Osiris, the other for the king. The segment shown center represents the lower part of the column left.
COLUMN OF THE HYPOSTYLE HALL OF KARNAK (Thebes-I9th Dynasty) 43 Architecture Atlas of Egyptian Art The temple of Medinet Habu in western Thebes was the mortuary temple for Ramesses III. In the first court of the building, seven pillars—the Osirid Pillars—stand in a row, with a statue of the king attached to each. (Strictly speaking, this is not a caryatid pillar—a supporting pillar carved in the shape of a human figure. These figures are attached to a. ) The statues were badly damaged when the temple was converted into a church.
The third and fifth were found in the tomb of Nebamun and Imiseba. The fourth is from the tomb of Neferhotep (see also p. 30). The sixth pattern copies a ceiling from the New Kingdom tomb of Neferronpet, also named Kenro, and the eighth pattern is now lost. CEILING PATTERNS; FLORAL DESIGNS (Necropolis ofThebes-18th &> 19th Dynasties) 31 Architecture Atlas of Egyptian Art Most of these ceiling patterns incorporate a floral motif as the main element. Left to right from top, patterns 1, 2, 4, and 5 are copied from the tomb of Nebamun and Imiseba; 2 and 5 decorate an architrave in this tomb.