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

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egyptian pantheon.

242. Nebta, or Nephthys, wearing on her head a long head-dress, namms,
basket and house, and wearing her emblem as lady of the place, sister of the
goddess Isis and Osiris, daughter of Seb and Nut, and, according to some tra-
ditions, mother of Anubis. She does not appear to have had a separate worship,
but is always connected with Osiris, whom she follows on the tablets and monu-
ments, walking, draped in a long tunic with straps over the shoulders, left foot
advanced, on a pedestal, arms pendent, hands extended : plinth or pillar pierced
behind. in. high. Light-blue porcelain.

243. Similar figure of Nephthys. If in. high. Light bluish-gray porcelain.

244. Similar figure of Nephthys. If in. high. Light-blue porcelain.

245. Similar figure of Nephthys, fine workmanship. If in. high. Light-blue
porcelain.

246. Similar figure of Nephthys, head-dress style of the Bubastite dynasty,
urseus on head. If in. high. Light-blue porcelain.

247. Similar figure of Nephthys. If in. high. Same material.

248. Similar figure of Nephthys. 1\ in. high. Light-green 'porcelain.

249. Similar figure of Nephthys, but without urasus. If in. high. Same
material.

250. Similar figure of Nephthys. If in. high. Grayish-green material.

251. Goddess, her head-dress broken off; apparently Isis or Nephthys, very
fine workmanship ; plinth behind. f in. high. Light-green porcelain.

252. Goddess, wearing long head-dress, namms, body enveloped in garment;
hands pendent, walking, on a pedestal, right foot advanced. The head-dress is
broken off, so that it is not possible to tell which of the goddesses of the
Pantheon is intended. If in. high. Blue porcelain.

253. Haroeris, or Harur, type of the god Horus the first, the elder
Horus, or brother of Osiris, rarely found on the monuments, and only distin-
guished by his name, and not by his attributes, from Har-si-esis, "Horus, the son
of Isis," called also LLar-net-atef, "Horus, the avenger of his father," from his
war and triumph over his uncle, Set, the destroyer of Osiris; hawk-
headed, wearing the mamms or long head-attire on his head and the ps^ent
or crown of Upper and Lower Egypt; walking, on a rectangular pedestal or
plinth, left foot advanced; part between the legs reserved; plinth or pillar up
the back pierced. If in. high. Light-blue porcelain.
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