Workmen's village are a collective term applied to settlements of workers, foremen’s, scribes, architects, etc. usually located in the area of a major ancient site in Egypt, and mostly connected to the construction and decoration of tombs.
- Workmen's village (Amarna) — Settlement of workers for the Royal Tombs at Amarna
- Workmen's village (Thebes) — Settlement of workers for the Valley of the Kings, Valley of the Queens and Tombs of the Nobles
- Workmen's village (el-Lahun) — Settlement for workers for the pyramid complex of Senusret II.
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... sign should serve as the first sight for all those visiting the town, the workmen finally decide that the sign should be placed next to the wooden crucifix ... While the workmen place the sign, they are helped by schoolchildren, who happen by ... The three workmen look again at the sign, pleased on the sign they read, "In this town Jews are unwanted." ...
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... The original Llanbradach Workmen's Institute, was a Miners' institute built in the 1900s, was constructed of timber and corrugated iron, and previously fulfilled the functions of village hall, school and a place ... The new building opened in 1913, and among the amenities available to the workmen were a snooker room, a small cinema, and a reading room and library ... It housed the village library, a billiards room,possibly a boxing gym and for theatrical productions by the local Coed-Y-Brain school ...
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“In Canada an ordinary New England house would be mistaken for the château, and while every village here contains at least several gentlemen or squires, there is but one to a seigniory.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“When workmen strive to do better than well,
They do confound their skill in covetousness.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)