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The Royal Women of Amarna

Images of Beauty from Ancient Egypt

The Royal Women of Amarna( )
Author: Arnold, Dorothea
Green, Lyn
Allen, James
ISBN:978-0-300-20027-0
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $110.00
Book Description:

During a brief seventeen-year reign (ca. 1353-1336 B.C.) the pharaoh Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten, founder of the world's first known monotheistic religion, devoted his life and the resources of his kingdom to the worship of the Aten (a deity symbolized by the sun disk) and thus profoundly affected history and the history of art. The move to a new capital, Akhetaten/Amarna, brought essential changes in the depictions of royal women. It was in their female imagery, above all, that the...
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Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Art / Sculpture & Installation
Art / History / Ancient & Classical
Biography & Autobiography / Royalty
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 Inches
Book Weight:1.97 Pounds

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