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The furniture of Western Asia, ancient and traditional

The furniture of Western Asia, ancient and traditional

papers of the conference held at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, June 28 to 30, 1993

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Published by Philipp von Zabern in Mainz .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture -- Middle East -- Congresses.,
  • Furniture, Ancient -- Middle East -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditor: Georgina Herrmann ; assistant editor: Neville Parker.
    ContributionsHerrmann, Georgina., Parker, Neville, d. 1995., University College, London. Institute of Archaeology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK2618 .F87 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 301 p., 92 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16833303M
    ISBN 103805318383

      The book has a heavy focus towards pre-colonial period, and is a comprehensive and valuable primer on ancient island and mainland nation-states. It’s a lot to process at once, but it makes a good introduction to general Southeast Asian history, and the “Further Reading” section at the back of the book can guide you towards more. Boli Khela is a traditional form of wrestling from Bangladesh.; Kabaddi, Kaudi, Hadudu, or Hututu is a form of South Asian folk wrestling that stems from ancient Sanskrit traditions.; Inbuan is the traditional wrestling style of the Mizoram state of India.; Malakhra or Malakhro is the South Asian form of sport wrestling found mostly in Pakistan and India.; Malla-yuddha, traditional styles.

    The Ancient Egyptians did not have much furniture. The most common item of furniture was a low stool, although many people, especially the poor sat on the floor. Rich people had beds and mattresses, while poorer people slept on a straw mattress or rug on the floor. The Ancient Egyptians did not have cupboards but stored things in reed baskets.   Naonori, “Japan’s Traditional Houses,” in Knapp, Asia׳s old dwellings, p. Augusto Villalon, “The Evolution of the Philippine Traditional House,” in Knapp, Asia׳s Old Dwellings, p It is interesting to note how technology is perfected to reach a social goal in the Mru architecture.

    The ancient Egyptian furniture was in general lower in height than contemporary furniture with beds being about mm high and the stools being extremely low by modern standards. As to the lowness of the seating pieces, the short stature of the early Egyptian people may have had some influence, their average height being only a few inches over. Traditional Korean furniture embraces lifestyles. which have been reconstructed from ancient styles and structures. A women’s quarter is located in the best scenic place of the museum.


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