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By Regine Schulz and Matthias Seidel
Contributions by Betsy Brian and Christianne Henry
This beautifully illustrated book surveys more than seventy works, ranging from the early Dynastic period to the Greco-Roman period, from the Egyptian collection of the Walters Art Museum. An introduction essay traces the development of the collection—one of the most important in the United States—and section introductions provide an overview of political, religious, and cultural developments during each of the major periods of Egyptian history. Individual object descriptions describe how these works were made and used.
About the Authors
Betsy Bryan is the Alexander Badawy Professor of Egyptian Art and Archeology at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. Her special interest is in art of the New Kingdom, and she leads a team excavating the Precinct of Mut complex at Luxor.
Christianne Henry received her M.A. from the Johns Hopkins University. She is a doctoral candidate in Egyptology at the Institute for Egyptology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, and a member of the curatorial division of the Walters Art Museum.
Regine Schulz is the Curatorial Consultant of Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art for the Walters Art Museum. A specialist in Egyptian art and religion, she is professor of Egyptology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, and is the former chair of the International Committee for Egyptology (CIPEG) of the International Council of Museums (ICOM).
Matthias Seidel received his Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Munich, and specializes in the art and archeology of Egypt and the ancient Near East. He is an independent researcher and adviser in both fields, having worked at several museums and universities.
11”h x 8.5”w