History of the Window and Interesting Facts
There are many fascinating facts about the window. For example, did you know that the window frame was first made of wood?
A window frame was originally made of wood and covered with thin hides or animal skins stretched over it.
The earliest windows were open on top and had to be propped up with wooden bars in order to keep them from falling out.
History of the Window in Europe
The earliest window we know of was a large casket-like box in the tomb of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Djoser, who reigned from 2613 – 2611 BC. This window was made of limestone and decorated with relief scenes. Some historians contend that the first windows were actually door openings that allowed air to enter during cool, winter months.
The earliest windows we know of were a large casket-like box in the tomb of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Djoser, who reigned from 2613 – 2611 BC. This window was made of limestone and decorated with relief scenes. Some historians contend that the first windows were actually door openings that allowed air to enter during cool, winter months.
History of the Window in Asia
As a term, window has been around since the 12th century. It was used to refer to an opening in a fortress wall or the sky. In the 16th century, it started being used as windows in houses and buildings.
A window is typically formed by two vertical walls of glass that are separated by a fixed horizontal frame called sash and may also be surrounded by other framing members such as ancillary panels. The bottom edge of the sash is known as the sill, and the top is called the headrail.
History of the Window in Africa
Introduction to the importance of window in African history
The window is an architectural feature that is typically a tall, narrow structure which can be opened and closed at the top to allow ventilation. The base of the window may be either straight or curved. They are typically placed at eye level or near the ground, projecting a view of outdoors when open.
Windows have been present in Africa for centuries and are some of the most iconic symbols of African architecture. There are several theories about what led to their invention.
The most common theory suggests that this architectural feature was invented by people who were out hunting animals like antelopes, zebras, and wildebeests on grasslands. They would often sit atop their huts during these hunts with their rifles propped against a pole so they could shoot
Unique Facts about Window
This section will be devoted to different facts about window.
Windows are one of the oldest inventions in the world. It is believed that they originated in China around 200 BC.
Windows are mostly found in homes, churches and buildings with a historical background. There is no such thing as a windowless building, due to windows being necessary for ventilation purposes.
No matter where you are at, you can always tell what time it is because windows usually have handles on both sides and a small cross on top of them which represents the time frame they’re set to.