Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume I: 4000 – 1300 BC by Geoffrey Killen

By Geoffrey Killen

This revised moment version examines the typical kinds of furnishings utilized in historic Egypt, rather a lot of which has been preserved through the dry Egyptian weather and has lengthy been well known for the standard of its layout and development. the tale starts with the earliest identified items and ends with the marvelous discoveries from the 18th dynasty represented usually by means of the extraordinary furnishings from the tomb of Tutankhamun. The perception which Dr Killen brings within the precise reasons of the fabrics, strategies and designs of the grasp craftsmen of old Egypt, provides this e-book a distinct value. there's a catalogue of identified items from museums world wide, categorized by way of variety – beds, stools, chairs and tables – with certain analyses of the fabrics, instruments and joinery. the luxurious photos and drawings illustrate every bit and technique.

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