Originally published in 1923, this book provides an exploration of Egyptian art. Drawing on environmental factors of the Egyptian region, architecture, history and Egyptian society, Capart also provides an insight into the psyche of the Egyptian artist.

chapter I|10 pages

The Country: Its Characteristic Aspects

chapter II|18 pages

The Framework of History

chapter III|11 pages

Primitive Upper Egypt

chapter IV|18 pages

The First Pharaonic Monuments

chapter VI|15 pages

Materials and Elements of Building

chapter VII|13 pages

Fundamental Forms in Architecture

chapter VIII|14 pages

Fundamental Forms in Architecture—continued

chapter X|15 pages

The Conventions of Egyptian Drawing

chapter XI|17 pages

The Artistic Ideas of the Egyptians