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By Geoffrey Killen

This revised moment version examines the typical types of furnishings utilized in old Egypt, quite a bit of which has been preserved by means of the dry Egyptian weather and has lengthy been renowned for the standard of its layout and building. the tale starts off with the earliest recognized items and ends with the staggering discoveries from the 18th dynasty represented quite often by means of the amazing furnishings from the tomb of Tutankhamun. The perception which Dr Killen brings within the targeted reasons of the fabrics, recommendations and designs of the grasp craftsmen of historic Egypt, provides this publication a different value. there's a catalogue of recognized items from museums world wide, categorized via sort – beds, stools, chairs and tables – with distinct analyses of the fabrics, instruments and joinery. the luxurious images and drawings illustrate every bit and technique.

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