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Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids

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Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids
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Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN/ASIN: 0870999060
ISBN-13: 9780870999062
Number of pages: 536

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This is the first exhibition to be devoted entirely to the approximate five centuries of the Old Kingdom. One of its notable qualities is that it restores our temporal perspective. In doing so, it demonstrates the extraordinary flowering of the arts at the time the pyramids were built, when not only architecture, but sculpture, painting, and the decorative arts were at their peak.

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