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

By Geoffrey Killen

This revised moment variation examines the typical types of furnishings utilized in historical Egypt, loads of which has been preserved via the dry Egyptian weather and has lengthy been trendy for the standard of its layout and development. the tale starts with the earliest identified items and ends with the striking discoveries from the 18th dynasty represented often via the really good furnishings from the tomb of Tutankhamun. The perception which Dr Killen brings within the targeted reasons of the fabrics, innovations and designs of the grasp craftsmen of old Egypt, offers this ebook a different importance. there's a catalogue of recognized items from museums all over the world, labeled via variety – beds, stools, chairs and tables – with particular analyses of the fabrics, instruments and joinery. the sumptuous photos and drawings illustrate every bit and technique.

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