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

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sacred animals.

423. Sow, s'au, walking on a pedestal; on the back a ring for suspension.
|- in. long. Blue composition.

424. Sow, s'au, similar; on the back a ring. § in. high. Light-blue porcelain.

425. Hare, yaruter, emblem of Osiris Onnophris, or the revealer of good.
The hare does not appear in the scenes as a sacred animal, and is used as
the syllable win in hieroglyphs, signifying to be or exist. It is common in
porcelain amongst the objects which have been attached to the outer network
of mummies, but its meaning and the reason of its use are unknown ; pierced.
§■ in. long. Light-blue porcelain.

426. Similar hare, but of finer work. fin. long. Same material.

427. Hawk, bah, emblem of the god Har or Horus, especially in his solar
type, wearing the crown psyent, emblem of dominion over the upper and the
lower country; on a pedestal; on the back a ring for suspension. If in. high.
Bronze.

428. Bird; hawk or vulture, but uncertain; head broken off, round lump
only for feet, rendering it difficult to know what bird is intended; much
corroded. 1^-in. high. Bronze.

429. Hawk, bah, emblem of the god Ra, wearing a disk, profile to the right ;
ring above for suspension; pendant from a collar, f in. high. Light-blue
porcelain.

430. Hawk, bah, emblem of the god Har or Horus, especially in his form
of Hareixiayu or Harmachis, ' the Horus in the solar abode.1 The name of the
god was also usually expressed by a hawk. In the Ritual, Ch. 77, 78, the
deceased is transformed into the hawh of gold and the divine hawh. This bird
was also emblem of Ra or the Sun, and was worshipped at Apollinopolis
Magna, the modern Edfu, and is also found embalmed; on the back a ring, not
pierced, f in. long. Lapis lazuli.

431. Similar hawk, pierced; ring not pierced, § in. long. Same mate-
rial.

432. Similar hawk, ring pierced, f in. long. Seme material.

433. Similar hawk. ^ in. long. Same material.

434. Similar hawk. £in. long. Same material.

435. Similar hawk. \in. long. Same material.

436. Similar hawk. ' -| in. long. Same material.
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