Ancient Egyptian Furniture Volume II: 2 by Geoffrey Killen

By Geoffrey Killen

during this revised moment version Dr Killen keeps his survey of Egyptian furniture-making thoughts with a research of packing containers, 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 helpful items, bathroom utensils, tools, instruments, clothing, curtains, online game items and papyri among different issues. these from the previous state frequently had flat lids and sturdy board facets, tied jointly on the corners. in the course of later classes carcase development grew to become so subtle, 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 incorporates a catalogue of extra identified items of Egyptian furnishings preserved in museum collections.

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