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Egyptian Progress in the New Kingdom<br />
Tools:<br />Foremen:<br />Measuring rods<br />Set squares<br />Plumb-lines<br />Strings<br />
Tools:<br />Workmen:<br />Buckets<br />Baskets<br />Hoes<br />Moulds<br />Yokes<br />Plaster floats<br />
Building Materials<br />Mud:<br />Bricks of mud were the most commonly used material<br />Even palaces made of mud-brick<b...
Building Materials<br />Stone:<br />Rarely used in building<br />Usually limestone which was easily quarried<br />Chisels ...
Building Materials<br />Wood:<br />Expensive so not often used<br />Doors/shutters and floor beams/joists were wooden<br /...
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Egyptian Progress In The New Kingdom

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Egyptian Progress In The New Kingdom

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

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