Architecture Pre-1400

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susanbd21
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101905
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Architecture Pre-1400
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2011-09-15 13:04:30
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Neolithic Egypt
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Prehistory to Egypt
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  1. 6000 BCE, Shaped mudbrick, connected city,
    Catal Huyuk
  2. 7000-6000 BCE, Stone, lime plaster floors and walls, walled city
    Jericho, Jordan
  3. Greek megas: great + lithic: stone
    Megalithic
  4. Trabeated construction, vertical uprights supporting beam, no mortar
    post and lintel
  5. Dolmen tomb, 1500 BCE
    Carnac, Brittany
  6. Successive cources of masonry project forward progressively from the wall to bridge the gap.
    Corbeling
  7. A dolmen tomb earth cover
    barrow
  8. Stand alone neolithic megalith
    menhirs
  9. rows or circular groups of megalithic monuments
    cromlechs
  10. 3 types of Dolmens
    Chamber tomb, Passage grove, Gallery grove
  11. 1 roof and 2+ vertical supports, megaliths
    Chamber tomb
  12. Rectangular or hexagonal approach, collective, neolithic
    Passage grave
  13. Long rectangle divided, no entrance, neolithic
    Gallery grave
  14. Passage grave, Tumulus 150' diameter, concentric retaining walls, central chamber w/ 6 side chambers w/ corbel roofing.
    Quarterness, Orkney Islands, Great Britain. 3000BCE
  15. 3 structures, post and lintel portals, hammer hole decoraction, corbelled roofs, alter apses, carved bas-relief
    Hal Tarxien, Malta

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