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Ancient Egyptian Jewelry (1990)
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The spectacular jewels of ancient Egypt, long buried in desert tombs, are revealed in all their exotic beauty in this superb survey. Spanning more than 3,000 years, Ancient Egyptian Jewelry features nearly 200 magnificent objects and explores the surprisingly sophisticated techniques used to fashion jewelry from gold, silver, turquoise, lapis lazuli, and other precious and semi-precious stones.The suberb reproductions include not only actual jewelry but also wall paintings, sarcophagi, statues, and reliefs that depict ancient Egyptians wearing their treasures.
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Melvil Decimal System (DDC)739.27 — Arts and Recreation Sculpture Art metal-work Jewelry making and precious metal work
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An edition of this book was published by Hachette Book Group.