Geoffrey Killen's Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume I: 4000 – 1300 BC PDF

By Geoffrey Killen

ISBN-10: 1785704818

ISBN-13: 9781785704819

This revised moment variation examines the typical types of furnishings utilized in historic Egypt, loads of which has been preserved by way of the dry Egyptian weather and has lengthy been prominent for the standard of its layout and development. the tale starts off with the earliest recognized items and ends with the superb discoveries from the 18th dynasty represented in most cases by way of the remarkable furnishings from the tomb of Tutankhamun. The perception which Dr Killen brings within the targeted motives of the fabrics, thoughts and designs of the grasp craftsmen of old Egypt, provides this publication a different value. there's a catalogue of identified items from museums around the globe, labeled by means of sort – beds, stools, chairs and tables – with distinctive analyses of the fabrics, instruments and joinery. the luxurious images and drawings illustrate every bit and technique.

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