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Art of ancient Egypt - Wikipedia


Ancient Egyptian art is the painting, sculpture, architecture and other arts produced by the ... Ancient Egyptian art included paintings, sculpture in wood ( now rarely .... and so we have a good num...

Ancient Egypt: Wood


The uses of wood for making furniture and statuary, in ship- and chariot ... Wood. The timber. Egypt did not have any great forests nor many tall trees. ... As a cheaper alternative to stone, tombs were at times built from wood, and so were coffins.

Explain why wood in Egypt is so expensive - Answers.com


Egypt is known to have plenty of dry desert where there are not many trees due to a lack of water. much of the wood in Egypt is imported from other countries-- ...

Egyptian Mummification - Discovering Ancient Egypt


Egyptian embalmers were so skilled that people mummified four thousand years ... The best and most expensive methods were used on the wealthy, but there were ... Fill the belly with oil of cedar-wood using a syringe by the breech, which is ...

The Coffins of Ancient Egypt - Tour Egypt


The painted wooden coffin of Pakhar, dating to the mid 21st Dynasty. One of ... The Egyptians were (and continue to be) attracted to word play, so it is likely no ...

A Guide to Shopping for Quality Furniture | Egypt Today


Dec 30, 2013 ... It's also the most expensive in the Egyptian market, along with mahogany ( mahogana). The fibers of the wood are compact so you get a smooth ...

Trees in Ancient Egypt - Crystalinks


He was concerned about planting wood trees to build the Egyptian fleet. ... As the sycamore doesn't give seeds in Egypt so its proliferation is effected by ...

Eternal Egypt


The Egyptians mastered the art of decorating furniture with inlays of wood, ivory, ... Folding stools were made with leather seats so they could easily be carried to ...

Egypt Folklorist Bent on Saving Woodworking Art, Latticework ...


Nov 24, 1991 ... He is a U.S.-educated folklorist who returned to Egypt to help save one of his homeland's ... Because Egypt had few trees, the elegance was expensive. ... By the 1930s times were so bad for wood craftsmen that many starved.

Ancient Egyptian Coffin Face | McClung Museum of Natural History ...


Nov 1, 2001 ... The McClung Museum's recently acquired ancient Egyptian wood coffin ... well as the river Nile and fertility, or yellow, the sun and eternity, and so on. Also, wood was scarce in Egypt and coffin production was an expensive, ...

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Why was wood so expensive in ancient Egypt - Answers.com


because very few trees grew in Egypt so any wood had to be transported great distances.

Ancient Egyptian Furniture - Facts for Kids


This means that there was very little wood furniture in ancient Egypt, except in the very ... animal legs and the bed sloped so that the head was higher than the foot of the bed. ... Some homes had boxes to contain their more expensive items.

Straw mats and baskets - Furniture in Ancient Egypt - Quatr.us


Apr 27, 2016 ... They had to bring most of the wood on ships from Lebanon, where there were trees. So wood was very expensive in Egypt. Most people had to ...