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    Egyptian Furniture-making in the Age of the Pharaohs (Hardback) By (author) Dan Svarth

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    DescriptionThis title is the homage of a modern furniture designer to the ancient Egyptian art of furniture-making. Dan Svarth has studied ancient Egyptian furniture in the National Museum in Cairo, measuring and drawing. Based on these drawings the author has produced models in scale 1:5 and selected types are illustrated by photographs of these models. The chapters deal with a wide range of furniture such as biers and beds, chairs, stools, tables, chests and caskets. The book has chapters on materials, tools and technique, with illustrations of the ancient tools as well as selected joints used by ancient Egyptian furniture-makers.


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    Title
    Egyptian Furniture-making in the Age of the Pharaohs
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dan Svarth
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 152
    Width: 254 mm
    Height: 330 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,293 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9788789224398
    ISBN 10: 8789224396
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HBE
    BIC subject category V2: AFT
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    BIC subject category V2: ACG
    DC21: 749.2932
    Thema V1.0: AGA, AFT
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1HBE, 1QBAE
    Thema style qualifier V1.0: 6CA
    Illustrations note
    drawings, b&w and colour photographs
    Publisher
    Aarhus University Press
    Imprint name
    Aarhus University Press
    Publication date
    01 November 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Aarhus