Автор: Denys A. Stocks
Название: Experiments in Egyptian Archaeology: Stoneworking Technology in Ancient Egypt
Размер: 20.8 Мб
In this fresh and engaging volume, Denys A. Stocks examines the archaeological and pictorial evidence for masonry in ancient Egypt. Through a series of experiments in which he reconstructs and tests over two hundred replica tools, he brings alive the methods and practices of ancient Egyptian craft working, highlighting the innovations and advances made by this remarkable civilization. Comprehensively illustrated with over two hundred photographs and drawings, Experiments in Egyptian Archaeology will bring a fresh perspective to the puzzles of Egyptian craft and technology. By combining the knowledge of a modern engineer with the approach of an archaeologist and historian, Stocks has created a work that will capture the imagination of all Egyptology scholars and enthusiasts.