Pharaonic Egyptian clothing
This volume is an interesting guide to the identification of everyday Pharaonic Egyptian clothing. It discusses dated material from excavated sources, as well as giving the construction of typical pieces and an indication of how the ancient Egyptians saw these garments.The book deals with each garment type in a separate chapter and covers such items as cloth "and leather loincloths, dresses, bag-tunics, and various types of headgear. It is well-illustrated with numerous line drawings, as well as illustrations depicting various surviving garments. There is a glossary which describes both the basic garment types and the sewing techniques which may be encountered.
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18th Dynasty Amarna appear archaic wrap-around bead-net dresses beads Beni Hasan Cairo caps Carter cloak cloth loincloth coloured courtesy Davies decorative depicted wearing described Dynasty tomb edge Egypt Egyptian Museum excavations fastened Fifth Dynasty folded fringe front full-length bag-tunics garment worn Gebelein Giza Hall and Pedrini kerchief kilt Kingdom tomb knotted leather loincloth length of cloth mastaba Metropolitan Museum Middle Kingdom neatened neck opening Nubian Old Kingdom Petrie Museum Pharaonic piece of cloth pleated Rekhmire representations Riefstahl Rijksmuseum van Oudheden rolled and whipped Royal Ontario Museum Saqqara sash sash-kilt Schiaparelli seam seen selvedge sewn shawl short bag-tunic short kilt shoulder straps shown wearing skirt sleeves suggested Surviving Examples textiles Thebes tomb of Huy tomb of Menna tomb of Rekhmire tomb of Tut'ankhamun triangular apron tunic type of garment V-necked dress waist wearing a short Workmen's Village woven wrap-around dress wrapped