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Portugal

, composite Portuguese (Portugal) style of architectural ornamentation of the first decades of the 16th century, incorporating maritime elements and representations of the discoveries brought from the voyages of Vasco da Gama and Pedro Álvares Cabral. This innovative style synthesizes aspects of Late Gothic architecture with influences of the Spanish (Spain) Plateresque style, Italian (Italy) urban architecture, and Flemish (Flanders) elements. It marks the transition from


Egypt

. The Brooklyn Museum has been building a collection of Egyptian artifacts since the beginning of the twentieth century, incorporating both collections purchased from others, such as the collection of American Egyptologist (Egyptology) Charles Edward Wilbour (whose heirs also donated his library - now the Museum's Wilbour Library of Egyptology - to the museum), and objects obtained in archeological excavations sponsored by the museum. The Egyptian collection includes objects ranging from


Italy

''', or '''Portuguese late Gothic''', is the sumptuous, composite Portuguese (Portugal) style of architectural ornamentation of the first decades of the 16th century, incorporating maritime elements and representations of the discoveries brought from the voyages of Vasco da Gama and Pedro Álvares Cabral. This innovative style synthesizes aspects of Late Gothic architecture with influences of the Spanish (Spain) Plateresque style, Italian (Italy) urban architecture, and Flanders Flemish


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