A Capital from Karnak

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“In their private dwellings the Egyptians sometimes used graceful columns and the true arch (both of which forms the Greeks may have learned from them); but for their more important buildings they preferred massive walls and rows of huge, close-set columns, supporting roofs of immense flat slabs of rock.” - West, 1904


Willis Mason West Ancient World (Noorwood: Noorwood Press, 1904) 22


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