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The Tools

The Builders - Builders & Buildings




What Tools did this Ancient Civilisation use to create their Buildings?


These 2 images of Cubits. Each section of the Cubit is roughly 2 finger widths wide. Cubits were used to measure everything in Ancient Egypt, up to and including whole areas for housing and the sizes of fields


Model of a 3 Storey House and a Column, which were probably used for teaching

Ruler and Plumb Bob

An Ancient Ruler and Vertical Plumb Bob from the 19th Dynasty, found at Deir el Medina

Ridge to extract stone from Aswan Quarry

A Test Hole at Aswan Quarry

Ridges and Furrows at Aswan Quarry


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