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Modern Egypt and Thebes: being a description of Egypt, including the ... - Page 199
by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson - 1843
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Manners and customs of the ancient Egyptians

John Gardner Wilkinson (sir.) - 1837
...principle of the arch, they are covered with a number of large blocks placed horizontally, one projecting beyond that immediately below it, till the uppermost...interior angles being afterwards rounded off to form the appearance of a vault. The date of this building is about 1500, B. c., No. 388.—Fig. 1. Vaulted rooms...
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A cyclopædia of biblical literature, ed. by J. Kitto

John Kitto - 1845
...principle of the arch, they are covered with a number of large blocks, placed horizontally, one projecting beyond that immediately below it, till the uppermost...interior angles being afterwards rounded off to form the appearance of a vault (fig. 1). The date of this building is about BC 1500, and consequently many years...
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Hand-book for Travellers in Egypt

John Gardner Wilkinson - Egypt - 1847 - 448 pages
...S6S not on the principle of the arch, being composed of blocks placed horizontally, one projecting beyond that immediately below it, till the uppermost...preferring one of this construction probably arose from the difficulty of repairing an injured vault in the tunnelled rock, and the consequences attending...
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The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians: Including Their ..., Volume 3

Sir John Gardner Wilkinson - Egypt - 1847
...principle of the arch, they are covered with a number of large blocks, placed horizontally, one projecting beyond that immediately below it, till the uppermost...interior angles being afterwards rounded off to form the appearance of a vault. The date of this building is about 1500, B. c. No. 388 — Fig. 1. Vaulted rooms...
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The Journal of Sacred Literature

Bible - 1851
...are not fitted one upon another, after the manner of an arch, but placed horizonally, one projecting beyond that immediately below it, till the uppermost...interior angles being afterwards rounded off, to form the appearance of a vault. This would imply that the principle of the arch was unknown ; but other instances...
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The Cyclopædia of Biblical Literature, Volume 1

John Kitto - Bible - 1851
...the arch, they are covered with a • rni:l,: r of large blocks, placed horizontally, one projecting beyond that immediately below it, till the uppermost...interior angles being afterwards rounded off to form the appearance of a vault (fig. 1). The date of this building is about BC 1500, and consequently many years...
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The Journal of sacred literature, ed. by J. Kitto. [Continued as] The ...

John Kitto - 1851
...are not fitted one upon another, after the manner of an arch, but placed horizonally, one projecting beyond that immediately below it, till the uppermost...interior angles being afterwards rounded off, to form the appearance of a vault. This would imply that the principle of the arch was unknown; but other instances...
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a popular account of the acient egyptions.

sir j. gardner wilkinson, d.c.l., f.r.s., &c. - 1854
...principle of the arch, they are covered with a number of large blocks, placed horizontally, one projecting beyond that immediately below it, till the uppermost...interior angles being afterwards rounded off to form the appearance of a vault. This building dates in the 15th century BC, consequently many years after the...
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A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians, Volume 2

Sir John Gardner Wilkinson - Egypt - 1854
...principle of the arch, they are covered with a number of large blocks, placed horizontally, one projecting beyond that immediately below it, till the uppermost...interior angles being afterwards rounded off" to form the appearance of a vault. This building dates in the 15th century BC, consequently many years after the...
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A popular account of the ancient Egyptians, Volume 2

Sir John Gardner Wilkinson - Egypt - 1854
...principle of the arch, they are covered with a number of large blocks, placed horizontally, one projecting beyond that immediately below it, till the uppermost...in the centre, the interior angles being afterwards ounded off to form the appearance of a vault. This building dates in the loth century BC, consequently...
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