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Art and life in ancient Egypt
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Figures

Figure 1 Edgar Degas, Café Concert (also known as Cabaret), 1876–1877, pastel over monotype on paper and board, 22 cm x 41 cm. Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., William A. Clark Collection, 26.72 Photo: © Corcoran Gallery of Art

Figure 2 Sculpture of Rameses II (EA 19) © Trustees of the British Museum

Figure 3 Papyrus of Hunefer, early Nineteenth Dynasty (EA 9901/3) © Trustees of the British Museum

Figure 4 London office building influenced by Egyptian style Courtesy of Paul Wood (The Open University)

Figure 5 Detail of the above, showing papyrus-topped columns, and monumental cats flanking the Courtesy of Paul Wood (The Open University)

Figure 6 Chief baker of Amun, Padiamenet, making an offering to Osiris, early Twenty-second Dynasty (EA 10063) © Trustees of the British Museum

Figure 7 Hunting in the marshes fragment (EA 37977) © Trustees of the British Museum

Figure 8 Part of the banquet fragments (EA 37986) © Trustees of the British Museum

Figure 9 Decoding the Nebamun paintings: 7 scenes. Details from the Nebamun paintings (EA 37984, EA 37978, EA 37982, EA 37976). © Trustees of the British Museum © Trustees of the British Museum

Figure 10 Archibald Archer, The Temporary Elgin Room at the British Museum, 1819. (PD 1935–3–9–3) © Trustees of the British Museum

Figure 11 Cappella Scrovegni (Arena Chapel), Padua, by Giotto Courtesy of Web Gallery of Art

Figure 12 Henry Salt, an engraving from a portrait by John James Halls © Trustees of the British Museum

Figure 13 The main area of the hill of Dra Abu el-Naga, showing the area excavated by the Egyptian–Spanish mission. The Theban peak, overlooking the valley of Deir el-Bahri, is visible on the left © ‘Proyecto Djehuty’, Spanish Mission at Dra Abu el-Naga 2005

Figure 14 The paintings displayed in the upper Egyptian galleries in The British Museum in the late twentieth century © Trustees of the British Museum

Figure 15 Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Joseph, Overseer of Pharaoh’s Granaries, 1874, oil on panel, 35 cm x 46 cm. Dahesh Museum of Art, New York, 2002.38 Photo: Dahesh Museum of Art/Bridgeman Art Library

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