List of illustrations

  1. Steam bending, tomb of Baqt III, Beni Hasan page 8
  2. Ivory leg from tomb of Djer, First Dynasty, Abydos page 9
  3. Carpenter's basket, Twenty-second Dynasty, Lahunpage 10
  4. Reed wig box, New Kingdom page 11
  5. Sehefner seated on a cushion, Second Dynasty, Saqqara page 11
  6. Woodcutters, tomb of Khnum-hotep III, Beni Hasan page 12
  7. Carpenter working with pullsaw, tomb of Rekhmire, Eighteenth Dynasty,

Thebes page 13

  1. Timber conversion using 'through and through' cutting page 13
  2. Cupping of timber caused by tangential shrinkage page 14
  3. Typical slash-grain figure page 14
  4. Butt-joint page 14
  5. Box and frame corner joints page 15
  6. Scarf-joint with butterfly cramp page 15
  7. Mortise and tenon joint page 16
  8. Dovetail joint page 16
  9. Hieroglyphic decoration applied to furniture page 17
  10. Application of hot glue, tomb of Rekhmire, Eighteenth Dynasty, Thebes page
  1. Wooden hinge, Late Period, Saqqara page 18
  2. Flint saw, Badarian Period page 19
  3. Copper saw from a tomb at Abydos, First Dynasty page 20
  4. Ancient and modern saw sets page 20
  5. Adze, First Dynasty, Saqqara page 21
  6. Mortise and firmer chisels, First Dynasty, Saqqara page 22
  7. Furniture fragment with bound rush decoration, First Dynasty, Abydos page 23
  8. Strips of ivory inlay incised with patterns, First Dynasty page 23
  9. Bed-frame constructions, First Dynasty, Tarkhan, page 24
  10. Simple rectangular bed-frame, First Dynasty, Tarkhan, page 25
  11. Bed-frame with bovine-shafted legs, First Dynasty, Tarkhan, page 25
  12. Bed-frame with curved side rails, First Dynasty, Gebelein page 26
  13. Low table, First Dynasty, Tarkhan page 26
  14. Sandal tray, First Dynasty, Tarkhan page 27
  15. Stela of Nefer-meri-ka, Second Dynasty, Helwanpage 27
  16. Stela of Nisu-heqet, Second Dynasty, Helwan page 27
  17. Wall painting of two bed-frames, tomb of Hesire, Third Dynasty, Saqqara page
  1. Wall painting showing stool and chair, tomb of Hesire, Third Dynasty, Saqqara page 29
  2. Wall painting of two boxes, tomb of Hesire, Third Dynasty, Saqqara page 29
  3. Queen Hetepheres' canopy, Fourth Dynasty, Giza page 30
  4. Wall relief showing canopy, tomb of Queen Meresankh III, Fourth Dynasty,

Giza page 32

39. Wall relief showing carrying chair, tomb of Queen Meresankh III, Fourth

Dynasty, Giza page 32

40. Wall relief showing carpenters sanding a box, tomb of Ti, Fifth Dynasty,

Saqqara page 33

41. Wall relief showing carpenter using bow-drill, tomb of Ti, Fifth Dynasty,

Saqqara page 34

42. Wall relief of box with barrel-shaped lid, tomb of Queen Meresankh III, Fourth

Dynasty, Giza page 34

  1. Wall relief showing two boxes, tomb of Penu, Sixth Dynasty, Saqqara page 35
  2. Wall relief showing carrying box, tomb of Queen Meresankh III, Fourth Dynasty,

Giza page 35

  1. Wall relief showing carrying box, tomb of Mereruka, Sixth Dynasty, Saqqara page 36
  2. Stool, Twelfth Dynasty, Beni Hasan page 37
  3. Scale diagram of Middle Kingdom seat page 38
  4. Middle Kingdom furniture page 39
  5. Box from workmen's village, Twelfth Dynasty, Kahunpage 41
  6. New Kingdom woodworking tools, Thebes page 43
  7. Carpenter truing timber, tomb of Rekhmire, Eighteenth Dynasty, Thebes page
  1. Lattice stool, New Kingdom, Thebes page 45
  2. Round-legged stool, New Kingdom, Thebes page 45
  3. Three-legged stool, New Kingdom page 46
  4. Folding stool, New Kingdom, Thebes page 46
  5. Chair, New Kingdom, Thebes page 47
  6. Vase stand, New Kingdom, Thebes page 48
  7. Box, Eighteenth Dynasty, Thebes page 50
  8. Box, Eighteenth Dynasty, Thebes page 51
  9. Toilet box, New Kingdom, Thebes page 52
  10. Jewellery box, New Kingdom, Thebes page 53
  11. Carpenters turning on a lathe page 54
  12. Turned couch leg, Late or Roman Period page 55
  13. Cabinet, Late Period page 55
  14. Map of Egypt page 57

Predynastic

Protodynastic

Early Dynastic

Old Kingdom

First Intermediate Period

Middle Kingdom

Second Intermediate Period

New Kingdom

Third Intermediate Period

Late Period

Graeco-Roman Period

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