Egyptian Revival

Egyptian Revival

Egyptian architecture: above, façade of Temple of Horus; right, column, Temple of Hathor
A mode of Exotic Revival architecture suggestive of the architecture of ancient Egypt; used primarily from about 1800 to 1850 and then again, though rarely, from about 1920 to 1930. Buildings in this style usually
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Expressing the French fascination with ancient Egyptian design, a few examples of the 'Egyptian Revival' architectural style can be spotted today through public statues at Rue de Sevres near Le Bon Marche department store, and a sphinx-decorated base for the massive column of the Fountain of the Palm Tree in Place du Chatelet.
Some vintage-inspired collections--creating new twists on Egyptian revival fashion or expeditionary wear--would be really interesting.
(21) In Salem Fields, most mausoleums are either Classical or Egyptian Revival in style (Figure 8).
Marc Heiremans, meanwhile, mounts a retrospective of works by the Belgian sculptor and ceramicist Lieve De Pelsmaeker, while Jacques Neve brings a variety of antique clocks, including a Napoleon III Egyptian revival mantelpiece garniture, comprising a mantel clock surmounted by Cleopatra and her servant and a pair of eight-light candelabra (Fig.
Characteristically American: Memorial Architecture, National Identity, and the Egyptian Revival
Far more than a study of Egyptian revivalism, "Characteristically American: Memorial Architecture, National Identity, and the Egyptian Revival" examines the Egyptian style of commemoration from the rural cemetery to national obelisks to the Sphinx at Mount Auburn Cemetery.
Renovations in 1922 and 1929 converted the design to reveal an Egyptian Revival style, with the entrance featuring yellow reed molding and intricate pharaoh heads.
It's a bit breathtaking to walk through the hilly Eugene Masonic Cemetery, where so many of Eugene's early luminaries are buried, and suddenly come upon its crown jewel, an Egyptian Revival mausoleum called Hope Abbey, nestled at its western edge.
The tower was the first Egyptian revival building in Britain.
A unique coved cornice, original concrete freight canopies and exposed beams were preserved--along with the structure's Egyptian revival style.
adding a picture-gallery decorated in a Neo-Classical style, a sculpture-gallery, another picture-gallery in the Greek style, a Hindoo Room, an Egyptian Revival Room (with furniture in an extraordinarily powerful Graeco-Egyptian style designed by himself), a Flaxman Room lo show off works by John Flaxman (1755-1826), and various other rooms for the display of Greek vases.
Despite a cultural fascination for the Cleopatra, obelisks, and hieroglyphs in the Rome of Julius II and Leo X, the notion of a self-conscious Egyptian revival in Renaissance Rome, distinct from the larger revival of the ancient city, remains somewhat elusive.

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