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Sadigh Gallery | Ancient Egyptian Art Auction

Buy or Bid in this exclusive auction dedicated to ancient Egyptian artifacts. Follow this link: http://www.sadighgallery.com/Egyptian-Auction-Online_c_681.html or Click the image above for more details.

AUCTION CLOSES ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST @ MIDNIGHT… 12 more words

Ancient Art

May the False Door be with You

I have just posted my most recent adventures to my (other) blog, La Vida Aegyptiaca.  You find there a description of my trip to Italy in the second half of July (especially my activities in Rome, Naples and Florence), but I did want to show you some pictures and share some anecdotes of my time in Montepulciano, working with my colleague Egyptologist Francesco Tiradritti. 529 more words

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The 22 Periods/ Movements in Art History

Our first in our series on prominent artists, Vincent Van Gogh was well received and I think many of us do not really know much about the history of art, the eras, their characteristics, prominent artists and events that probably influenced them. 1,169 more words

Interesting Fact

Hair in Egyptian Art for Respect and Reverence in Women.

Egyptian artisans of the New Kingdom used hair in their drawings for expressing body movements (dance, body bow…).

This technique, adopted from the way of drawing the professional mourners, was applied to the masculine figures in a respectful attitude. 342 more words

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Hair in Egyptian Art for Expressing Respect.

Hair became in Ancient Egypt a resource for expressing things.

The bending hair was used in Ancient Egypt art for drawing body movements.

As some movements were related in ancient egyptian belief to some attitudes, hair was also used for expressing those attitudes. 258 more words

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