Egypt: Stones of Light

Egypt Stones of Light Adorning the temples palaces and monuments of the Nile River Valley their inscrutable gazes look out across the millennia bearing witness to the rise and fall of long lost dynasties just as they h

  • Title: Egypt: Stones of Light
  • Author: Hervé Champollion Diane Sarofim Harle
  • ISBN: 9780810948433
  • Page: 222
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Adorning the temples, palaces, and monuments of the Nile River Valley, their inscrutable gazes look out across the millennia, bearing witness to the rise and fall of long lost dynasties just as they have witnessed the endless rise and fall of the sun Timeless treasures of light and shadow, they are the sculpted stones of ancient Egypt In this gorgeous book of images, pAdorning the temples, palaces, and monuments of the Nile River Valley, their inscrutable gazes look out across the millennia, bearing witness to the rise and fall of long lost dynasties just as they have witnessed the endless rise and fall of the sun Timeless treasures of light and shadow, they are the sculpted stones of ancient Egypt In this gorgeous book of images, photographer Herve Champollion portrays these ancient stones in natural light, creating a breathtaking pictorial history of one of the world s most fascinating ancient civilizations Virtually all that is known of pharaonic times from military campaigns to religious ceremonies to the everyday life of civilians comes from these stones, which are captured by Champollion s lens in a range of settings, from the glowing red of sunrise, to the hard white light of midday, to the golden rays of sunset Informative captions by noted scholar Diane Sarofim Harle enhance the images and help us to appreciate the grandeur of these stones of light, which, through the ages, have beckoned visitors to come face to face with the divine.

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    2. Very short read. The photos for the most part are very interesting, highlighting some of the lesser known aspects of Egyptian free standing scultpure and relief. I love books like this that you can pick up and re-browse time and again. The description accompanying each photo gives context.

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