By Geoffrey Killen

ISBN-10: 1785704850

ISBN-13: 9781785704857

during this revised moment variation Dr Killen keeps his survey of Egyptian furniture-making strategies with a examine of packing containers, chests and footstools and lines their evolution from the earliest occasions. wood, papyrus and alabaster packing containers and chests have been used to carry, defend and shop precious gadgets, bathroom utensils, tools, instruments, clothing, curtains, video 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 classes carcase development 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 edges and lid. This publication is copiously illustrated with drawings and pictures and features a catalogue of extra identified items of Egyptian furnishings preserved in museum collections.

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