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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 1115

Various authors. Lot of three (3) books on antiquities of Ancient Egypt and the Middle East. (1992-2008).

CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 1115.
 Estimated: $ 150


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Various authors. Lot of three (3) books on antiquities of Ancient Egypt and the Middle East. (1992-2008). Includes: (1) The Treasures of the Egyptian Museum. Francesco Tiradritti. (American University of Cairo Press, 1999.) Hardbound, 411 pages, all with color photographs. An out-of-print compendium of the most important objects in the world-famous National Museum in Cairo. (2) Egypt’s Dazzling Sun: Amenhotep III and His World. Arielle P. Kozloff and Betsy M. Bryan, authors. (Cleveland Museum of Art, 1992.) Cardcover, 476 pages, hundreds of images. A fully illustrated catalogue of a major exhibition organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art in collaboration with the Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, this volume surveys the reign of Amenhotep III (1391-1353 BC), the pharaoh who called himself the "Dazzling Sun Disk." His aesthetic and technical innovations led directly to the tumultuous reign of his son and successor, Akhenaten. A very rare catalog. (3) The Middle East: The Cradle of Civilization Revealed. Steven A. Bourke, chief consultant. (Global Book Publishing, Australia, 2008.) Hardbound, 367 pages, 500+ color images. Synthesizes the latest research and information to tell the compelling story of how a group of linguistically disparate, nomadic tribes responded to specific social, economic and environmental factors to form the world’s first complex societies. THREE BOOKS IN LOT. Near New condition.

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The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 4, which begins 20 May 2021 at 2 PM ET.

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