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

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SCARAB2EI AND AMULET BEADS. 113

847. Scarabceus, yeper, plam etytra; on the base, in intaglio, ^ fj £<2?

hieroglyphs any ma, "living and true," and the symbolic eye, uta: pierced.
\ in. long. Pale dull purple glazed steatite.

848. Scarabceus, ye/per, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, ^ anX
aXeX> "The Living Gryphon," sacred and mystical animal of the god Mentu Ra,
a form of the Sun and kind of Egyptian Mars : pierced, f in. long. White
glazed steatite.

849. Scarabceus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, a lion, passant,
with tail erect, coarse work : pierced. 1-J in. long. Green glazed porcelain.
Decomposed.

850. Scarabceus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, a lion and
basket, labu neb, "The lion the lord," between two urcei facing him, emblem
of the king or monarch: pierced. Archaic style. § in. long. Greenish-ivliite
glazed steatite.

851. Scarabceus, yeper, plain elytra. Two lions going to the right, the
first looking behind. Lions were emblems of the god Horus and of kings, as
lions amongst Shepherds : pierced. | in. long. White glazed steatite.

852. Scarabceus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, a lion, maau,
couchant on a pedestal, emblem of the god Horus, or a monarch : pierced,
i in. long. Light greenish-yelloiv steatite.

853. Frog, hcqa, on the base, disk, and lion. § in. long. Green porcelain.

854. Scarabceus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, a sphinx

wearing the plumes of Socharis, winged serpent, and hieroglyph ^ hent neb...

''The favour of the lord of the......" The winged serpent shows that it be-
longs to a later period. £ in. long. Pale green glazed steatite.

855. Scarabceus, yeper; on the base, neb hes tat, " The lord praised [and]
established," title of a king. At a later period the Sphinx, originally the
type of Haremakhu, or Harmachis, was used for the form neb, or
" Lord." \ in. long. Blue glazed steatite.

856. Scarabceus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, sphinx and
the symbol, aa, great, perhaps the combination of "great lord." The sphinx
was emblem of Haremakhu, or Harmachis, Horus in the Horizon, or "the
Apollo," as translated by Hermapion: pierced. £ in. long. Green glazed steatite.
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