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Building in Egypt: Pharaonic Stone Masonry

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This book traces methods of Egyptian stone construction during the pharaonic period, from the construction of the step pyramids at Saqqara to the obelisks of Tuthmosis III to the temples of Rameses II at Thebes. Dr. Arnold covers all aspects of building, including planning, measuring, quarrying and production, transporting heavy monuments, building, digging shafts, repairing damages, and securing tombs. Richly illustrated with photos and field drawings by the author, ancient representations of building activities, and illustrations of tools and objects in museum collections, this book offers a frank appraisal of current knowledge of the process of Egyptian stone construction.

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ISBN:
9780195113747
Author:
Arnold, Dieter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, Dieter
Subject:
History
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Egypt
Subject:
Methods & Materials
Subject:
International Architecture - Middle Eastern
Subject:
History - Specific Styles
Subject:
Architecture | History | Non-Western
Subject:
Art and Architecture | History | Non-Western
Subject:
Art & Architecture | History | Non-Western
Subject:
Architecture-Africa and Middle East
Subject:
Architecture -- History.
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
From the Twelfth Cen
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
198 line drawings, 139 halftones
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.44 x 10.88 x 0.7 in 2 lb

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