Lost Technologies of Ancient Egypt: Advanced Engineering in the Temples of the Pharaohs

Lost Technologies of Ancient Egypt: Advanced Engineering in the Temples of the Pharaohs

Christopher Dunn


a different examine of the engineering and instruments used to create Egyptian monuments

• provides a stone-by-stone research of key Egyptian monuments, together with the statues of Ramses II and the tunnels of the Serapeum

• unearths that hugely subtle instruments and mega-machines have been utilized in old Egypt

From the pyramids within the north to the temples within the south, old artisans left their marks everywhere Egypt, specific marks that exhibit craftsmanship we might be demanding pressed to replicate at the present time. Drawing jointly the result of greater than 30 years of study and 9 box research trips to Egypt, Christopher Dunn provides a beautiful stone-by-stone research of key Egyptian monuments, together with the statue of Ramses II at Luxor and the fallen crowns that lay at its toes. His modern day engineering services offers a special view into the subtle expertise used to create those recognized monuments in prehistoric occasions.

Using smooth electronic images, computer-aided layout software program, and metrology tools, Dunn exposes the intense precision of those monuments and the kind of complicated production services essential to produce them. His laptop research of the statues of Ramses II unearths that the left and correct aspects of the faces are exact reflect photographs of one another, and his exam of the mysterious underground tunnels of the Serapeum illuminates the best examples of precision engineering in the world. offering never-before-seen proof within the kind of greater than 280 pictures, Dunn’s study exhibits that whereas absent from the archaeological list, hugely sophisticated instruments, innovations, or even mega-machines should have been utilized in historic Egypt.

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