Alabaster in Egypt
Egyptian civilization facts About The AlabasterHi, how are you in this volatile atmosphere, like a mixture of the four seasons of the year, but the atmosphere here in Aswan is summer, it is a dear guest for every season. I am Saieda from felucca team, I talk to you from the headquarters of Felucca Company for tourism services in Aswan, and we always promise you the diversity of the themes we present to you.Today, we will tell you about new fact of Egyptian civilization facts the Alabaster and its manufacture in Egypt, let’s start with God’s blessing.
Egyptian civilization facts about Alabaster or “Al-Marmar”
It is a kind of white raw metal and there is a type of orange color and is characterized by solidity and intensity of white when it is normal. Egyptian civilization facts It was used by the ancient Egyptians before the era of the families, and they found in the tombs it the form of utensils and statues. The word Alabaster is an Egyptian ancient word -meaning the vessel or vase of the (God Bastit).
The Alabaster industry is a craft inherited generations, especially in the city of Luxor in Egypt, where is used in the industrial statues and Pharaonic artifacts purchased by tourists as souvenirs or decorations in various forms and colors beautiful illuminated and filler, and enters the manufacture of accessories and beautiful jewelry that suits all tastes. Prices of antiques made from the Alabaster range between 20 pounds to 500 pounds, these prices vary with different price rate, there are three types of Alabaster (basalt – granite – limestone),and in three colors (white – brown – red).
Alabaster factories in Luxor
There are more than 50 Alabaster factories in the western part of Luxor City, it was made of ancient statues such as the statue of City I in the Museum of Luxor, and the statue of Ramses II in the Egyptian Museum and most of the statues of the museum made of Alabaster life- size, Alabaster since the era of the Pharaohs until now.
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