Ancient engineering

Ancient engineering

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Caption: Ancient Egyptian engineering. Ancient Egyptian artwork depicting an engineering feat. Here, 172 men are transporting a 60 tonne alabaster statue of Djehutihotep, a nobleman who lived around 2000 BC. The statue is being pulled on a sledge which is being continuously lubricated. Weights of up to 200 tonnes were moved in this way. The scene is from an inscription on Djehutihotep's tomb.

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Keywords: ancient, ancient egypt, archaeology, archeology, architecture, art, artwork, carving, djehutihoptep, djehutihotep, egyptian, egyptian nobleman, engineering, statue

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