The Artist of the Egyptian Old Kingdom

  title={The Artist of the Egyptian Old Kingdom},
  author={J. A. Wilson},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={231 - 249}
  • J. A. Wilson
  • Published 1947
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • in material and spiritual expressions. Such a presentation would naturally lead upward, culminating in a cultural climax probably within the Egyptian Empire. The opposing simplification, emphasizing the strongly static character of Egyptian culture, argues that the essential forms were established very early in the dynastic history and remained unchanged in broad outlines throughout the pharaonic period. Each of these statements draws upon the same body of material, but neither uses the whole… CONTINUE READING
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