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By Geoffrey Killen

This revised moment variation examines the typical types of furnishings utilized in historical Egypt, a lot of which has been preserved by means of the dry Egyptian weather and has lengthy been renowned for the standard of its layout and development. the tale starts off with the earliest recognized items and ends with the remarkable discoveries from the 18th dynasty represented in most cases via the extraordinary furnishings from the tomb of Tutankhamun. The perception which Dr Killen brings within the exact motives of the fabrics, recommendations and designs of the grasp craftsmen of historic Egypt, offers this booklet a different value. there's a catalogue of recognized items from museums worldwide, labeled via sort – beds, stools, chairs and tables – with specific analyses of the fabrics, instruments and joinery. the sumptuous photos and drawings illustrate every piece and technique.

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