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Title Gifts of the Nile : ancient Egyptian faience / edited by Florence Dunn Friedman ; with the assistance of Georgina Borromeo ; technical editing by Mimi Leveque.

Imprint New York : Thames and Hudson, 1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Oversize Stacks  932 G366 1998    ---  Available
Description 288 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 32 cm.
Note Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name held at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, May 19, 1998-July 5, 1998; Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, R.I., Aug. 24, 1998-Jan. 3, 1999; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Tex., Jan. 31, 1999-Apr. 25, 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 268-281) and index.
Contents Faience: the brilliance of eternity / Florence Dunn Friedman -- Symbols and meanings / Robert Steven Bianchi -- By necessity or design: faience use in ancient Egypt / Diana Craig Patch -- Nubian faience / Peter Lacovara -- Materials and technology / Paul T. Nicholson.
The plates: Early faience -- Faience and the royal life -- Women's use and female-related themes -- Faience in daily life and devotion -- Funerary uses of faience -- Materials and technology -- Notes on the plates.
Subject Faience -- Egypt.
Egypt -- Antiquities.
Added Author Friedman, Florence D. (Florence Dunn)
Borromeo, Georgina.
Leveque, Mimi.
Cleveland Museum of Art.
Rhode Island School of Design. Museum of Art.
Kimbell Art Museum.
ISBN 0911517650 (pbk.)
Standard No. UKM b9840624
NLGGC 169317757
YDXCP 100113811
NZ1 4915783

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