Publisher description for Ancient Egyptian construction and architecture / by Somers Clarke and R. Engelbach.


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Profusely illustrated description and analysis of actual building practices: quarrying methods, dressing and laying blocks of stone, brickwork, masonry, pyramid construction, Egyptian mathematics, tools, much else. Nearly 270 photographs and illustrations of sites and excavations, quarries, building plans, architect’s diagrams and elevations, and a myriad of construction details. Appendices. Bibliography. 125 photographs. 144 line illustrations.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Building, Stone Egypt History, Architecture, Ancient Egypt History