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Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries

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ISBN-10: 0486404463

ISBN-13: 9780486404462

Edition: 4th (Unabridged)

Authors: A. Lucas, J. Harris

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Comprehensive, detailed and objective study describes how this ancient civilization’s artisans, craftsmen and other skilled workers developed and utilized Egypt’s vast resources. Thoroughly documented text discusses a wealth of materials and processes that were an integral part of daily life, among them the use of animal products, building materials, cosmetics, perfumes and incense; fibers, glazed ware, glass and its manufacture; metals and alloys, painting materials, pottery making, distillation of alcoholic beverages, materials used in the mummification process, and much more. An invaluable book to students and of enormous interest to anyone fascinated by the history of technology.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 4th
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/30/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430