The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt

  title={The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt},
  author={William Stevenson Smith},
  • W. Smith
  • Published 1958
  • History, Economics
Part 1 The prehistoric and early dynastic periods: predynastic Egypt (4000-3200 BC) dynasties I-II (3200-2780 BC). Part 2 The Old Kingdom: dynasty III (2780-2680 BC) dynasty IV (2680-2565 BC) dynasty V (2565-2420 BC) dynasty VI (2420-2258 BC). Part 3 The growth of the Middle Kingdom and its collapse: the first intermediate period - dynasties VIII-X (2258-2052 BC) dynasty XI (2134-1991 BC) dynasty XII (1991-1786 BC) the minor arts and foreign relations of the Middle Kingdom the second… 
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