H 290 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout in black & white
Published Mar 2016
By Reg Clark
This book presents an in-depth analysis of the architecture of tomb security in Egypt from the Predynastic Period until the early Fourth Dynasty by extrapolating data on the security features of published tombs from the whole of Egypt and gathering it together for the first time in one accessible database.
1. Introduction; 2. Substructure and access route typology; 3. The early precursors of tomb security; 4. The defence of the burial chamber; 5. The security of the access route and its blockings; 6. Mounds, mastabas and pyramids – the security of the superstructure; 7. Conclusion; Bibliography; Charts A-Q; Tomb Catalogue