The Lost Manuscript of Frederic Cailliaud: Arts and Crafts of the Ancient Egyptians, Nubians, and Ethiopians

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The travel accounts, drawings, and collections of Frederic Cailliaud were an important early contribution to the birth of the new scientific discipline of Egyptology in the first half of the nineteenth century. But one of his major works-on the arts and crafts of ancient Egypt-was never published. For the first time here, his exquisite color plates are presented alongside a translation of his original French text describing them. Explanatory material by Andrew Bednarski and other scholars put the work in context. Arriving ...

The Lost Manuscript of Frederic Cailliaud: Arts and Crafts of the Ancient Egyptians, Nubians, and Ethiopians 2013, The American University in Cairo Press, Cairo

ISBN-13: 9789774166167

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