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

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110 OBJECTS OP THE TOILET.

( ,—. Nefer sa amen, " good son of Amen," a royal title:

pierced, f in. long. Dark blue steatite.

822. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base a figure of Ra, hawk-
headed, kneeling, holding one hand forward, above which an urseus serpent
advancing to him, and behind another going from him. Below, a basket,
neb: pierced, f in. long. Green glazed steatite.

823. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, the god Ra,
hawk-headed, wearing a tunic, s'enti, and holding a sceptre and urseus serpent.
\ in. long. Bluish glazed steatite.

824. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, the god Ra,
hawk-headed, wearing a disk, the ram of the god Xnum wearing the dtf, and
behind a winged urseus, the whole meaning Xnum Ra, or Chnoumis, the
Sun; broken, and early style: pierced, f in. long. White glazed steatite.

825. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, Mentu Ra,
hawk-headed, winged, raising his arms, in each a feather, and on each side
an urasus. The god Mentu is a form of the Egyptian Mars. -| in. long.
Green glazed steatite.

826. Scarabaeus, yeper; on the base, in intaglio, Mentu nefer fey ta neb,
"The good Mentu capturing every land," apparently a Pharaonic title. Mentu,
or Mentu Ra, a form of Ra, or the Sun, appears to have been one of the
Egyptian gods of war, and is often mentioned in connection with the military
exploits of the Pharaohs : pierced, f- in. long. Red glazed steatite.

827. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, a god wearing
the upper crown, hut, standing, holding a sceptre, t'am,, or uas, probably the
god Seb. Pie is followed by a goddess, lion-headed, wearing a disk, and
draped, probably the goddess Seyet, the Merienptah, or beloved of Ptah, the
Egyptian Vulcan. On the other side of the sceptre, facing Seb, is another
lion-headed goddess, either Menhi, or Bast, the Bubastis of the Greeks :
pierced. -| in. long. Dark purple glazed steatite.

828. Scarabseus, yeper, no elytra; on the base, in intaglio, the god Ra,
hawk-headed, standing, extending the right hand; before him are two ursei
serpents, and below, the emblem neb, or lord; perhaps title of Ra, as lord of
the Upper and Lower country : archaic; pierced, f in. long. Dirty white glazed
steatite.
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