A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)
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A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)

By Georges Perrot, Charles Chipiez
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Table of Contents
  • A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • INTRODUCTION.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
  • TO THE READER.
  • A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT
  • CHAPTER I.
    • § 1. Egypt's Place in The History of the World.
    • § 2. The Valley of the Nile and its Inhabitants.
    • § 3. The Great Divisions of Egyptian History.
    • § 4. The Constitution of Egyptian Society—Influence of that Constitution upon Monuments of Art.
    • § 5. The Egyptian Religion and its Influence upon the Plastic Arts.
    • § 6. That Egyptian Art did not escape the Law of Change, and that its History may therefore be written.
    • § 7. Of the place held in this work by the monuments of the Memphite period, and of the limits of our inquiry.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • § 1. Method to be Employed by us in our Study of this Architecture.
    • § 2. General Principles of Form.
    • § 3. General Principles of Construction.—Materials.
    • § 4. Dressed Construction.
    • § 5. Compact Construction.
    • § 6. Construction by Assemblage.
    • § 7. Decoration.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • § 1. The Egyptian Belief as to a Future Life and its Influence upon their Sepulchral Architecture.
    • § 2. The Tomb under the Ancient Empire.
    • THE MASTABAS OF THE NECROPOLIS OF MEMPHIS.
    • THE PYRAMIDS.
    • § 3. The Tomb under the Middle Empire.
    • § 4. The Tomb under the New Empire.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • § 1. The Temple under the Ancient Empire.
    • § 2. The Temple under the Middle Empire.
    • § 3. The Temple under the New Empire.
    • § 4. General Characteristics of the Egyptian Temple.
  • FOOTNOTES:
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