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First published in 1979 this facsimile edition of Jeffrey Spencer's comprehensive study provides a detailed account of the brick architecture of ancient Egypt. Part I provides introductory information on brick manufacture, early use of brick in Egypt and explains the corpus of brick bonding systems. Part II provides an account of the surviving brick buildings, discussed by type, with special reference to technical and structural matter. Part III presents an examination of the constructional techniques employed at different periods for various purposes. A discussion of the kinds of bricks used, their sizes, and bonding is included. AUTHOR: Jeffrey Spencer was formerly Deputy Keeper of the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan at the British Museum where he specialised in the archaeology of ancient Egypt, particularly the Nile Delta. He set up the Egypt exploration Scoiety Delta survey, of which he was director in 1997-2015. He retired from the BM in 2011.
Author: A. J. SPENCER
Published Date: August 2023