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E. Prisse D'Avennes, illustrations of seating furniture from the tomb of Ramses III, Thebe, 1186 - 1155 BC. Egypt. From Histoire de l'art égyptien, 1878. Paris. Via University of Heidelberg

Notice the framework, the upholstery and the ergonomic design, the carpenters knew their job and had the tools. Chairs were quite high – for “higher people” – a stool was necessary, also serving as a table.   

The Ramesseum, Egypt

The Ramesseum is the memorial temple of Pharaoh Ramesses II (Ramesses the Great, c. 1303 BC – July or August 1213 BC). It is located in the Theban necropolis in Upper Egypt on the Nile across From the modern city of Luxor.

The name “Rhamesséion” was coined by Jean-François Champollion, who visited the ruins of the site in 1829 and first identified the hieroglyphs making up Ramesses’s names and titles on the walls. It was originally called the “House of millions of years of Usermaatra-setepenra that unites with Thebes-the-city in the domain of Amon.”

More on the Ramesseum here

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Aswan, Egypt: Ugh, Egypt as a whole is just fucking gorgeous. Like the desert is super fly and so is ancient culture. Aswan is extra fucking awesome because of its location on the Nile. It once served as the Southern frontier of Ancient Egypt, and was like it’s fucking front doors. So just like people now a days try to have bomb ass looking foyers, Aswan was like an imposing as hell entryway. It’s got these fly tombs and awesome architecture, and it’s just great. Fucking great.