A popular account of the ancient Egyptians. Revised and abridged from [Manners and customs of the ancient Egyptians].

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Contents

Gathering the Doora and wheat 375 Gathering the Doora and stripping off the grain
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Ostrich with the feathers and eggs Vignette I The Nóreg a machine used by the modern Egyptians for threshing corn Page 42 43 44 45 47 48 50 51
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CHAPTER VII
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Glassblowers 378 Glass bottles and a bead with the name of Amunmhet 379 Bottles and selvage of cloth 380 Chinese bottles found in the ptian tombs...
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Women weaving and using the spindle
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Men spinning and making a sort of network horizontal loom or perhaps matmaking 384 A piece of cloth on a frame and an upright loom 385 Spindl...
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Preparing flax beating it and making it into twine and cloth
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Wooden comb found with some
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Part 1 Cutting and twisting thongs of leather Part 2 Carpenters
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Currier holding a strap of leather with his toes
104
Part 1 Shoemakers Part 2 Men polishing a column probably of wood
105
Fullers
106
Potters earthenware vases
108
Carpenters tools and the basket that held them 396 Veneering and the use of glue
114
Different boxes
116
Bandaging mummies and making the cases
118
399 Making a papyrus boat
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CHAPTER VIII
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Boats for carrying cattle and goods 401 A boat with the mast and sail taken down having a chariot and horses on board
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Boat of the Nile showing how the sail was fastened to the yards and the nature of the rigging
128
Goldsmiths fusing weighing and other processes 404 Goldsmiths
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Blowpipe and small fireplace 406 Golden baskets in the tomb of Remeses
141
Ķabbáneh or public weighers and notaries
148
Rings of gold and silver
149
Vases of the time of Thothmes III
162
Flint knives
163
Pounding various substances in stone mortars with metal pestles
166
The fifth class Pastors poulterers shops fowlers fishermen labourers
168
Giving an account to two scribes of the stock on the estate
176
Herdsmen giving an account of the cattle
177
Cattle goats asses and sheep with their numbers over them
179
Birdtraps
180
Fishing and fowling scenes
181
Clapnets from the sculptures
183

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