Ancient Egyptian Construction and Architecture

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Dover Publications, 1930 - Architecture - 242 pages
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Profusely illustrated description and analysis of actual building practices: quarrying methods, dressing and laying blocks of stone, brickwork, pyramid construction, Egyptian mathematics, tools, much else. Nearly 270 photographs and illustrations of sites and excavations, quarries, building plans, architects' diagrams and elevations, and a myriad of construction details. 125 photographs. 144 line illustrations.

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Contents

The earliest Egyptian masonry
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Quarrying Soft Rocks
12
Quarrying Hard Rocks
22
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