December 23, 2017

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

By Geoffrey Killen

during this revised moment variation Dr Killen maintains his survey of Egyptian furniture-making ideas with a research of packing containers, chests and footstools and lines their evolution from the earliest occasions. wood, papyrus and alabaster containers and chests have been used to carry, defend and shop precious gadgets, rest room utensils, tools, instruments, clothing, curtains, online game items and papyri among different issues. these from the previous nation often had flat lids and good board aspects, tied jointly on the corners. in the course of later sessions carcase building turned so refined, with the advent of body and panel paintings, that it was once 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 perimeters and lid. This booklet is copiously illustrated with drawings and images and incorporates a catalogue of extra recognized items of Egyptian furnishings preserved in museum collections.

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