Birch, Samuel [Hrsg.]
Catalogue of the collection of Egyptian antiquities at Alnwick Castle — London, 1880

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the later legend allied at a later period with Sekar or Socharis and Osiris, one of
the oldest deities of the Egyptian Pantheon, and a god of the first order, always
represented in the human form, bearded, wearing a skull-cap, ndmms, his body
enveloped in bandages, or mummied, wearing a collar, us^, round the neck, holding
a kukupha sceptre, uas or t'am, by both hands close to his body before him,
standing on a small rectangular pedestal; behind his back is a plinth or pillar
three-fourths of the way up, which is pierced. 2£ in. high. Greenish-blue

3. Similar figure of Ptah, the right hand placed uppermost. If in. high.

Same material.

4. Ptah, the Hephaistos, or Vulcan, or Egyptian demiurgos of the kosmos
or universe, wearing a skull-cap, namms, his form mummied, mer em hebs, face
bearded, standing on a pedestal, holding the kukupha or dog-headed sceptre, uas,
before him in his right hand close to his body, pierced. in. high. Blue porcelain.

5. Ptah-Socharis-Osiris, as a naked dwarf with bent legs, wearing a
skull-cap, namms, and placing his hands on his hips, behind a ring; broken.
If in. high. Light-blue porcelain.

6. Similar figure of Ptah-Sooharis-Osiris, ring at neck. in. high. Same

7. Similar figure of Ptah-Socharis-Osiris. If in. high. Light-green porcelain.

8. Similar figure of Ptah-Socharis-Osiris : rude workmanship. 11 in. high.
Light-blue porcelain.

9. Similar figure of Ptah-Socharis-Osiris. If in. high. Same material.

10. Similar figure of Ptah-Socharis-Osiris: the ring reeded. 11 in. high.
Same material.

11. Similar figure of Ptah-Socharis-Osiris. 1j in. high. Same material.

12. Similar figure of Ptah-Socharis-Osiris; ring reeded. If in. high. Pale

dull-green porcelain.

13. Similar figure of Ptah-Socharis-Osiris : head broken off. 1J in. high.
Dull-reddish porcelain.

14. Similar figure of Ptah-Socharis-Osiris: ring plain; legs broken off.
1| in. high. Light-blue porcelain.

15. Similar figure of Ptah-Sociiaris-Osiris : up the back a plinth pierced
at the neck. If in. high. Same material.
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