implements of the scribe, but this does not appear certain. The present speci-
men is supposed to be of the time of the 12th dynasty. 1 ft. 3 in. high.
Pedestal 1 ft. 2^- in. long, 8^ in. in width, from Abydos. 4-^ in. high. Arragonite.
The pedestal of calcareous stone.
500. Group of two figures seated side by side on a low chair, with a
pedestal right in front. The man is seated on the left side, and has long
locks from the crown of the head in the style of the 18th or 19th dynasty.
He is draped in the usual costume, and has his left hand with the palm
placed flat on the left thigh, his right hand passed along at the back of the
female figure. The female who is seated at the right side has long locks like
wire from the crown of the head, and in style of the 18th dynasty. Down
his drapery in front is a perpendicular line of hieroglyphs facing to the right.
Amen suten neteru suten Amenhetp
(j r ^ her qatu em hat ma Amenmes.
\ MI / ' " [All things off the table of] Amen Ra, king of the
^ H /VW,AA " Gods, and to the king Amenhotep, the superintendent
^  ' " of the servants in the tribunal of Truth [given to]
The inscription down the drapery of the female is
difficult if not absolutely illegible, but is apparently the
' i'i usual formula of gift of things from the altar of Amen Ra
for the deceased. At the right side of the throne is a
man wearing a skull-cap, namms, and tunic, s'enti, round
the loins seated on his legs facing to the right. Before him is Amen-pa.
Behind is a man in the same attitude holding a lotus flower, and the inscrip-
tion sa f Sebakipa "his son Sabakipa"... In the third division
is a man seated as before, 1 □ D sa f Tep "His son Tep" justified,
another son, e==^ sa f Hutu "his son Hutu" holding a lotus flower, most
of the inscription illegible. On the left side of the throne are two divisions. In the
first Q era [ft c=^ Amenmes mdvru, "Amenmes the justified," is seated shown
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in a skull-cap, namms, draped, kneeling on the left knee facing to the left,
the right hand placed on the breast, the left extended and doubled ; behind