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Surfaces and stones of Egypt.

Cox, Stephen

Surfaces and stones of Egypt.

by Cox, Stephen

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Published by The Henry Moore Institute in Leeds .
Written in English

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  • Cox, Stephen, -- 1946-

  • Edition Notes

    Introduction and exhibition guide, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, 16 February - 6 May, 1995.

    ContributionsHenry Moore Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21255102M

      The Evidence is Cut in Stone: A Compelling Argument for Lost High Technology in Ancient Egypt. Most people know of the great construction achievements of the dynastic Egyptians such as the pyramids and temples of the Giza Plateau area as well as the Sphinx. Many books and videos show depictions of vast work forces hewing blocks of stone in the hot desert sun and Author: Brien Foerster.   The synthetic blocks consist basically of about % limestone rubble,and % cement. All the required ingredient to make synthetic concrete stone, with no appreciable shrinkage, are plentiful in Egypt. 1 - The alumina, used fir low temperature mineral synthesis, is contained in the mud from the Nile River.

    The Geology of Egypt. The three layers. A layer of limestone covers most of the surface of modern Egypt. Beneath this lies a bed of sandstone, and this earlier sandstone is the surface rock in Nubia and southern Upper Egypt, as far north as the area between Edfu and Luxor. complicat d, and tho formation of calcareous sand-stone takes pIa), as in Upper Egypt in the neighbourhood of layers of: imo stone. This latter circumstance greatly facilitatos the formation of sandstone. The sand, moved by the wind, gnaws and polishes the rocks, and has the same effect of erosion as water, the.

      Passages were blocked with massive stone slabs, there were hidden holes, trap doors and wires used as booby traps. Ancient Egyptian engineers would also cover the floors and walls of tombs with hematite powder, a sharp metallic dust designed to cause a slow and painful death to those who inhaled enough of it, which was then released into the air when stones were disturbed. Much of what remains of ancient Egypt consists of stone (De Putter and Karlshausen ; Klemm and Klemm , ; Aston et al. ; Baines ). There are building stones for temples, pyramids.


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