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

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OBJECTS OP THE TOILET.

838. Scarabseus, xePer> plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, A Bes, " Oh
[god] Bes/' deity whose worship appears to have prevailed about the time of
the 25th dynasty : pierced. Pale green glazed steatite. Decomposed.

839. Scarabseus, xePGr> plai11 elytra; on the base, in intaglio, jackal-headed
god, standing, with extended arms, to each of which a wing is attached, at
each foot an urseus serpent looking outwards. Assyrian style : pierced. % in.
long. White glazed steatite.

840. Scarabseus, xePGr> plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, ^ cyno-

cephalous aani, emblem of the god Tahuti, or Thoth, and a feather, emblem of
"Truth," perhaps in connection with Thoth, as scribe of the hall of the two
Truths, or place of the Last Judgment: pierced, f in. long. Brownish green
steatite.

841. Scarabseus, xePer> plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, j) ^ j^.

feather, cynocephalous ape, and urseus. Early style. \ in. long. White glazed
steatite.

842. Scarabseus, xePer! plain elytra ; on the base Aan en Ra, " Apes of the
Sun," and emblem composed of the hieroglyph sam, two feathers of truth, and two
ursei. § in. long : pierced. Green glazed steatite.

843. Scarabseus, xePer> plain elytra; on it, in intaglio, cynocephalous aani,
emblem of the god Tahuti, or Thoth, wearing a disk between two ostrich
feathers, having on each side an ursaus serpent facing. If in. long. Bluish
green glazed steatite.

844. Scarabseus, xePer> on the base, in intaglio, "Lord of the Upper and
Lower country," which are depicted by an urseus wearing a pschent, and a
cynocephalus wearing a disk, f in. long. White glazed steatite.

845. Scarabseus, xePer> plam elytra; on the base, in intaglio, cynocephalous
ape, aani, emblem of Khonsu, Chons, or Tahuti, Thoth, seated, wearing a lunar
disk : pierced. J in. long. Green glazed steatite.

846. Scarabseus, xePer> plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, ^ ^ ^

cynocephalus seated, and aa her neb, "Great face, Lord," probably referring to
Thoth. -| in. long. White glazed steatite.
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