Egyptian Chairs : Gold sheathing, ivory inlays, intricate marquetry, inset jewels and fine stones were used to decorate ancient furniture that was often carved to represent animal forms. Chairs sometimes had feet in the shape of lion’s paws or crocodile feet or gazelle feet. Egyptian furniture design commonly incorporated carvings of flowers, animals or birds.
Stools (backless and armless chair) : Stools were widely recognized in Egyptian homes. Since they were used by army commanders in the field, becoming a status symbol, and were often heavily carved and decorated.
High backed chairs are seen in many paintings. These were supplemented with cushions for comfort. Both stools and chairs commonly had woven rush seats, which have long since disintegrated.