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Technology, Egyptian

Nicholson, Paul Thomas ORCID: 2012. Technology, Egyptian. Bagnall, Roger S., Brodersen, Kai, Champion, Craige B., Erskine, Andrew and Huebner, Sabine R., eds. The Encyclopedia of Ancient History, Oxford: Blackwell, (10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah21318)

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In its broadest sense, “technology” encompasses the means by which an object is produced, and is sometimes defined as the science of “mechanical and industrial arts”. It does not imply anything about the level of sophistication of those means. Egyptian technology is relatively simple, and lacks, for most of pharaonic history, iron.

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Uncontrolled Keywords: archaeology; Egyptian history; technology
Publisher: Blackwell
ISBN: 9781405179355
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