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Published by Thames & Hudson in London, England .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art, Egyptian.,
  • Art, Ancient -- Egypt.,
  • Proportion (Art),
  • Composition (Art)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-278) and index.

Statementby Gay Robins ; drawings by Ann S. Fowler.
ContributionsFowler, Ann S.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN5350 .R65 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 283 p. :
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14946614M
ISBN 100500236801

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