Franklin

Miten pyramidit rakennettiin? : muinaisten kansojen kivityö = How were the pyramids built? : ancient peoples and their stonemasonry / Harry Kivijärvi ; esipuhe: Jaakko Frösén.

Author/Creator:
Kivijärvi, Harry, 1931-2010 author.
Other Title:
How were the pyramids built? : ancient peoples and their stonemasonry
Publication:
Helsinki : Parvs, 2018.
Series:
Serlachius-museoiden julkaisuja ; 1799-7720 56.
Serlachius-museoiden julkaisuja, 1799-7720 ; 56
Format/Description:
Book
157 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 29 cm.
Subjects:
Pyramids of Giza (Egypt) -- Design and construction.
Building -- Egypt.
Stonemasonry -- Egypt.
History, Ancient.
Building.
History, Ancient.
Pyramids of Giza (Egypt) -- Design and construction.
Stonemasonry.
Egypt.
Language:
Parallel texts in Finnish and English.
Summary:
How did ancient peoples manage to build colossal stone structures using primitive technology? The sculptor Harry Kivijärvi (1931-2010) offers us an artist's view of this question. He delved deep into the traditions of stone working on numerous journeys and participated in the work of archaeologists. This volume is a new edition of a classic work that reveals the secrets of ancient monuments in Kivijärvi's own words and pictures. 'How Were the Pyramids Built?' was originally published in Finnish by Otava Publishing Company Ltd in 1990 under the title 'Miten pyramidit rakennettiin?' The present volume consists of an English translation of the original text with minor adjustments together with a new introduction, also in English.
How did ancient peoples manage to build colossal stone structures using primitive technology? The sculptor Harry Kivijärvi (1931?2010) offers us an artist?s view of this question. He delved deep into the traditions of stone working on numerous journeys and participated in the work of archaeologists. This volume is a new edition of a classic work that reveals the secrets of ancient monuments in Kivijärvi?s own words and pictures. 00'How Were the Pyramids Built?' was originally published in Finnish by Otava Publishing Company Ltd in 1990 under the title 'Miten pyramidit rakennettiin?' The present volume consists of an English translation of the original text with minor adjustments together with a new introduction, also in English.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (page 156).
Contributor:
Frösén, Jaakko, writer of preface.
ISBN:
9789527226209
9527226201
OCLC:
1061215871
Publisher Number:
9789527226209
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