Egyptian Places: An Illustrated Travelogue

Egyptian Places: An Illustrated Travelogue

'Egyptian Places: An Illustrated Travelogue' is a rich and multi-faceted account of an architect’s visits to 12 of Ancient Egypt’s most spectacular sites, a journey that transports the reader from the urban metropolis of Cairo and the Great Pyramid of Giza to the remote desert setting of the rock-cut temples at Abu Simbel, with visits to other monumental temples and towering pyramids which line the Nile River.

The book recreates that journey, describing important architectural features of these sacred monuments, their mythic foundations and religious significance. Over 200 color hand drawings and graphic studies capture and interpret the character of each site from the architect’s unique perspective.

  • ISBN

    9781951541217
  • Title

    Egyptian Places: An Illustrated Travelogue
  • Author

    Henry David Ayon
  • Publisher

    ORO Editions
  • Publication year

    2020
  • Binding

    Softcover
  • Language

    English

Egyptian Places: An Illustrated Travelogue

Cite: "Egyptian Places: An Illustrated Travelogue" 30 Sep 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/948640/egyptian-places-an-illustrated-travelogue> ISSN 0719-8884

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