Evidence for Use of a Stone-Cutting Drag Saw by the Fourth Dynasty Egyptians
Author(s): Robert G. Moores Jr.
Source: Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt, Vol. 28 (1991), pp. 139-148
Published by: American Research Center in Egypt
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/40000576
2. Of the temple that adjoined the east face of Khufu's Pyramid, only a portion of basalt paving remains. Though continually ravished by hoofs and wheels, being part of a modern serviceroad, these blocks allow a concentrated study of the method used for cutting hard stones in the Old Kingdom.