Pharaohs of the Sun

Pharaohs of the Sun Few figures in history evoke the curiosity or command the attention that Akhenaten Nefertiti and Tutankhamen do Pharaoh Akhenaten founded the city of Amarna years ago In this millennial exhibi

  • Title: Pharaohs of the Sun
  • Author: Rita E. Freed Yvonne J. Markowitz Sue H. D'Auria
  • ISBN: 9780821226209
  • Page: 412
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Few figures in history evoke the curiosity or command the attention that Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and Tutankhamen do Pharaoh Akhenaten founded the city of Amarna 3,500 years ago In this millennial exhibition of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the fascinating Amarna Period of ancient Egypt comes to life through than 250 beautiful works of sculpture, architectural elemeFew figures in history evoke the curiosity or command the attention that Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and Tutankhamen do Pharaoh Akhenaten founded the city of Amarna 3,500 years ago In this millennial exhibition of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the fascinating Amarna Period of ancient Egypt comes to life through than 250 beautiful works of sculpture, architectural elements, ceramic ware, jewelry, clothing, tools, and furniture from renowned international collections Essays by leading Egyptian scholars describe this time of unprecedented change in Egyptian art and architecture, technology, the role of women, and religion, specifically the transition from polytheism to monotheism Pharaohs of the Sun is a rare opportunity to explore and understand the beauty of Amarna culture, a time that captures the imagination as no other period of Egyptian antiquity has.

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    • Lisa says:

      Celebrating an Amarna-centric exhibition at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Pharaohs of the Sun is a fabulous addition to the bookshelves of anyone interested in the Amarna period, or just Ancient Egypt. The presentation of the book is, in a word, gorgeous. The essays are accessible, informative and just plain interesting.The exhibition is one I would have loved to have seen, if it had ever made it out to Australia. Even without the added benefit of having seen these items in real life, it is an [...]

    • Megaera says:

      Gorgeous and informative.

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