Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume I: 4000 – 1300 BC by Geoffrey Killen

By Geoffrey Killen

This revised moment variation examines the typical kinds of furnishings utilized in old Egypt, lots of which has been preserved via the dry Egyptian weather and has lengthy been well-known for the standard of its layout and building. the tale starts off with the earliest identified items and ends with the excellent discoveries from the 18th dynasty represented more often than not through the wonderful furnishings from the tomb of Tutankhamun. The perception which Dr Killen brings within the particular causes of the fabrics, concepts and designs of the grasp craftsmen of historical Egypt, supplies this publication a different value. there's a catalogue of identified items from museums all over the world, labeled by means of variety – beds, stools, chairs and tables – with exact analyses of the fabrics, instruments and joinery. the luxurious photos and drawings illustrate every piece and technique.

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