Download e-book for kindle: Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume II: 2 by Geoffrey Killen

By Geoffrey Killen

ISBN-10: 1785704850

ISBN-13: 9781785704857

during this revised moment version Dr Killen maintains his survey of Egyptian furniture-making thoughts with a examine of containers, chests and footstools and lines their evolution from the earliest instances. wood, papyrus and alabaster containers and chests have been used to carry, defend and shop invaluable gadgets, rest room utensils, tools, instruments, clothing, curtains, video game items and papyri among different issues. these from the outdated nation frequently had flat lids and stable board facets, tied jointly on the corners. in the course of later sessions carcase development turned so subtle, with the advent of body and panel paintings, that it used to be attainable to build barrel, shrine and pent-shaped lids. Later chests have been elaborately painted, a few with funerary scenes, painted with hieroglyphs or had gilt fretwork ornament utilized to the edges and lid. This e-book is copiously illustrated with drawings and pictures and encompasses a catalogue of extra identified items of Egyptian furnishings preserved in museum collections.

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