Gifts of the Nile
by Florence Dunn Friedman (ed.) (Museum of Art, Rhode Island 1998)
This interpretive study presents over 200 beautiful faience objects from museums and collections in the United States and Europe in this exhibition catalog. Illustrated essays by five leading scholars explore the meaning of faience within Egyptian culture, discussing its use, symbolism and technology. Objects are lavishly illustrated in color with full description by themes including: early use of faience, faience in royal life, use for women, daily life and devotion, and materials and technology. 299 pages with 483 illustrations including 225 in color.
Single soft cover available.