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Egyptian Woodworking and Furniture (Shire Egyptology)

by Geoffrey Killen

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Published by Shire Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture & cabinetmaking,
  • Middle & Near Eastern archaeology,
  • Furniture,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Egypt,
  • Ancient - Egypt,
  • Archaeology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7963078M
    ISBN 100747802394
    ISBN 109780747802396

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Egyptian Woodworking and Furniture (Shire Egyptology) by Geoffrey Killen Download PDF EPUB FB2

This provides you with a lot of information on different aspects of their production of furniture and their woodwork techniques and materials from the earliest to the latter Egyptian period.

This book examines the source of wood and other materials their carpenters used, and discusses the many techniques and tools used during the furniture by: 9. Geoffrey Killen This book gives a comprehensive description of Egyptian woodworking from the earliest times to the Late Period. It examines the sources of wood and other materials used by Egyptian carpenters.

This book gives a comprehensive description of Egyptian woodworking from the earliest times to the Late Period. It examines the sources of wood and other materials used by Egyptian carpenters.4/5(3). Gives a description of Egyptian woodworking since the earliest times.

This book examines the sources of wood and other materials used by Egyptian carpenters. It also explains the techniques used to embellish timber and the complex joints employed in carcase construction and describes woodworking tools and processes throughout the Dynastic period.

Description This book gives a comprehensive description of Egyptian woodworking from the earliest times to the Late Period. It examines the sources of wood and other materials used by Egyptian carpenters/5(4).

Book Description: In this third volume Dr Killen investigates how woodworking in ancient Egypt developed in the 19th and 20th dynasties. It establishes the range of wooden furniture manufactured during this period by surveying examples depicted in Ramesside Theban and Memphite tombs. British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data Killen, Geoffrey Egyptian Woodworking and Furniture.

-(Shire Egyptology Series; No. 21) I. Title. Series ISBN Published in by SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD Cromwell House, Church Street, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire HP27 9AJ, UK.

Series Editor: Barbara Adams. Author Geoffrey Killen's“Egyptian Woodworking and Furniture," which features on its cover a box from the 18th Dynasty tomb of Perpaut in Thebes, notes that ancient Egypt's woodworkers. Ironically, the book says almost nothing of the intricate glue-less and nail-less joinery for which Chinese furniture was so famous.

Ancient Japanese Woodworkers Woodworkers today who practice the ancient oriental woodworking techniques take pride in their mastery of the fitted joint and their skill of not using electric equipment, nails or.

Get the best deals on Egyptian Antique Furniture when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items Marble Top Wood Carved Egyptian Baroque Side End Table 25" x " x $ 0 bids. $ shipping. Ending Thursday at AM PDT 1d 10h. GEOFFREY KILLEN is a leading Egyptologist, wood technologist and furniture historian whose expertise embraces forty years of research in the areas of Ancient Egyptian Furniture and Woodworking Technology.

Killen has studied the collections of Egyptian furniture and woodwork at most of the major world museums including the Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Cairo. Author Geoffrey Killen's “Egyptian Woodworking and Furniture," describes the range of wood species Egyptian woodworkers used in their. Ancient Egyptian woodworkers and furniture craftsman, as well as their Greek and Roman counterparts, employed many different kinds of wood including from the acacia, fig, almond, date palm, tamarisk, willow, and poplar trees and also exotic timber like.

Egyptian carpenters and joiners exploited this excellent timber throughout the Dynastic Period: much of the funerary furniture discovered in the tomb of Tutankhamun was made from cedar.

Ash, Fraxinus excelsior, occurs naturally in North Africa and a beautiful compound bow discovered in the tomb of Tutankhamun was made from this wood. The Greek history of furniture can be traced back to the heritage of Egyptian furniture, evolving into softer lines, subtle and elegant curves, and more attention was given to comfort.

Greek furniture styles were simple, elegant and tasteful. Although carving and inlays were used, furniture was not over-decorated.

Houses were not cluttered with. This book gives a comprehensive description of Egyptian woodworking from the earliest times to the Late Period. It examines the sources of wood and other materials used by Egyptian carpenters.

The techniques used to embellish timber and the complex joints employed in carcase construction are also explained and woodworking tools and processes.

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Thomas guild - medieval woodworking, furniture and other crafts: Early medieval and Egyptian woodworking tools. We have published in our Datalignum Magazine N° January/April the demographic & statistical data and the printout with the name of the best Companies in Egypt.

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The most popular color? You guessed it: brown.that would yield cabinet-grade wood, the native timbers were enough for the Ancient Egyptians’ earliest attempts at woodworking. But it was not long WOODWORKING IN ANCIENT EGYPT Part 1: Workshops and the Palace by Art Burrows T Model of a woodworking workshop and now in the Cairo Museum.

Made of painted wood, 93 cm (36”) long, 52 cm.Furniture - Furniture - History: Beds, stools, throne chairs, and boxes were the chief forms of furniture in ancient Egypt. Although only a few important examples of actual furniture survive, stone carvings, fresco paintings, and models made as funerary offerings present rich documentary evidence.

The bed may have been the earliest form; it was constructed of wood and consisted of a simple.