Jean Vercoutter
Vercoutter, Jean
Vercoutter, Jean
United States of America
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Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume I: From the Pharaohs to the Fall of...
Egypt’s geographical location in the Lower Nile Valley gives her a privileged position in Africa. From the earliest times, even before the climate changed to what it is at present, the valley of the longest river on earth has been a route of communication between the subtropical and equatorial world south of the Sahara—in other words, the black world—and the Mediterranean basin,...
PublisherHarvard University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.41-94