The Painted Tomb-Chapel Of Nebamun
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The paintings from Nebamun's tomb chapel are among the greatest and most famous of the British Museum's treasures. Yet much about them remains mysterious, and this book is concerned with the detective work undertaken to help us to understandand seethem properly before they are displayed in a new permanent gallery in 2008. For this the paintings are being conserved and remounted in the Museum's specialist laboratories, a process that is revealing radical new information about paintingtechniques in ancient Egypt. This, together with archival work, is helping us to solve the problem of the tomb-chapel's location at Thebes, last seen in the 1820s when the paintings were removed.
Product code: cmc19793
Details: 152 pages, Limp with flaps
Price category: £10 to £25
Author: Richard Parkinson
Number of pages: 152
llustrations: 120 colour
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