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. dw, lge fmt, 1989, 192pp
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Book Description Mappamundi. Hardcover. Condition: New. UNUSED, LIKE NEW, NOT EX-LIBRARY, 191 pages. (This exquisite art book deals exclusively with the subject of the Eqyptian Tomb-Paintings, a virtually inexhaustible source of artistic delight and admiration. Armed only with their cameras and their comprehensive knowledge of Egyptian history and culture, the authors visited and photographed 22 of the sepulchres contained within the Theban Necropolis of Luxor, Upper Egypt. The photographic contents of Passage to Eternity basically evolves around four text chapters, each presenting a guided tour of some of humanitys most fabulous achievements:- Chapter I Biban el-Muluk. Valley of the Kings; Chapter II Sheilk Abel-el-Gurna. The Nobles Tombs; Chapter III Deir-el-Medina. The Craftsmens Graves; and Chapter IIII. Biban el-Harim, Valley of the Queens.In addition, legends further clarify each subject with an expert introduction and a selective bibliography, at the end of the book, provide ample information for those avid readers swho would wish to become better acquainted with some of the more intricate aspects of Ancient Egyptian Art). book. Seller Inventory # 2760