American furniture design and age dating

In the same tomb was a folding wooden bed with bronze hinges.Instead of pillows, wooden or ivory headrests were used.

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American furniture design and age dating

Documentary evidence is provided chiefly by relief carvings.

The forms were constructed in the same manner as Egyptian furniture except that members were heavier, curves were less frequent, and joints were more abrupt.

Egyptian furniture in general was light and easily transportable; its decoration was usually derived from religious symbols, and stylistic change was very slow.

The furniture of Mesopotamia and neighbouring ancient civilizations of the Middle East had beds, stools, chairs, and boxes as principal forms.

The bed may have been the earliest form; it was constructed of wood and consisted of a simple framework supported on four legs.