Ancient Egyptian Materials and Technology

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Paul T. Nicholson, Ian Shaw
Cambridge University Press, 23 mar 2000 - 702 pagine
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Aimed primarily at Egyptologists and archaeologists, this book covers all aspects of craftwork in a ncient Egypt, from the construction of the pyramids and the carving of statues to techniques of mummification, boat-building, jewellery making, ancient brewing, carpentry, hairstyling, tailoring and basket weaving. Drawing on archaeological, experimental, ethnographic and laboratory work, it is the first book since the 1920s to describe current research into the actual basics of life in Pharaonic Egypt. The twenty-five chapters, by well-regarded scholars, present up-to-date and accessible information on a wide array of techniques.
 

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3
3
Stone 5
25
MaruAten Amarna after Peet
97
Soil including mudbrick architecture
99
Pottery
121
Parva Fitzwilliam Museum
127
Metals
148
Egyptian faience
177
Ivory and related materials
320
Ostrich eggshells
332
G Killen
359
Mummification
372
Oil fat and
390
Resins amber and bitumen
430
Adhesives and binders
475
Hair
495

steward of the divine adoratrice in
178
Glass
195
Papyrus
233
Basketry
254
162
261
Textiles
275
reconstruction based on
315
Cereal production and processing
521
Brewing and baking
537
Viticulture and wine production
587
Fruits vegetables pulses and condiments
613
Meat processing
656
334
676
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