By Geoffrey Killen

during this revised moment version Dr Killen maintains his survey of Egyptian furniture-making recommendations with a research of bins, chests and footstools and lines their evolution from the earliest instances. wood, papyrus and alabaster bins and chests have been used to carry, guard and shop priceless items, rest room utensils, tools, instruments, clothing, curtains, video game items and papyri among different issues. these from the previous nation often had flat lids and strong board aspects, tied jointly on the corners. in the course of later sessions carcase building turned so subtle, with the advent of body and panel paintings, that it used to be 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 e-book is copiously illustrated with drawings and pictures and incorporates a catalogue of extra identified items of Egyptian furnishings preserved in museum collections.

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