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Detailed description :Des creux et des bosses

Des creux et des bosses

Author(s): Geneviève  Pierrat

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The Egyptians used incredibly ingenious means to render blocks of stone so lifelike! Their agile fingers produced silhouettes of men and animals, decorated chapel walls with lively scenes. How did they do it? By carving the stone at varying depths to create soft or more pronounced relief work.


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20 pages, spiral-bound, 15 x 18.5 cm, 31 color and black-and-white illustrations.

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Ancient Egypt
ISBN French2-7118-2442-X
French only


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