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Unformatted text preview: Dividing wall in center of town indicates separation in social structure. Domestic structures were up to 70 rooms. Workers house – dried mud brick, roofed with hood poles and beams. Plaster over the outside. Flat roofed with vented skylight structure (because they didn’t have light from side windows. Oriented toward north for cross venilation. Elite Houses – noble homes larger, more stone, better venilation. Worker's Village of Deir-el-Medina , Egypt, ca 1600 BC middle kingdon Town Plan, House Worker town – Three part houses (upper class) main reception area, private living area, workroom/bedroom, and kitchen. Buildings above ground (for tombs) becomes downplayed. Tombs of workers have small tiny pyramids marking tomb. Rock-cut tomb, Beni Hasan , Egypt, ca 1900 BC Examples of 39 tombs, middle kingdom, ruling class people. Tripartite three part division. Remarkable because of wall paintings (everyday life)...
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- Fall '08
- Ancient Egypt, Egyptian pyramids, rock-cut tomb, Beni Hasan