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Building in Ancient Egypt: cramps

There are several ways to fasten stones together. Wooden cramps are common. In the New Kingdom they are often inscribed with a king's name. Dowels made in stone were also used.

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UC 72543 and UC 72544 are inscribed with the name of Sety I

UC 7827 UC 72543 UC 72544


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