Egyptian Progress In The New Kingdom
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  • Egyptian Progress in the New Kingdom
  • Tools:
    Foremen:
    Measuring rods
    Set squares
    Plumb-lines
    Strings
  • Tools:
    Workmen:
    Buckets
    Baskets
    Hoes
    Moulds
    Yokes
    Plaster floats
  • Building Materials
    Mud:
    Bricks of mud were the most commonly used material
    Even palaces made of mud-brick
    45x30x20cm
  • Building Materials
    Stone:
    Rarely used in building
    Usually limestone which was easily quarried
    Chisels of copper and bronze
    Diorite (a hard type of stone) hammer stones
    Mortar – A mix of quartz/gypsum with lime
  • Building Materials
    Wood:
    Expensive so not often used
    Doors/shutters and floor beams/joists were wooden
    3-4 metre local wood planks could be made and used
    Ceilings sometimes had wooden support pillars