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

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OBJECTS OF THE TOILET.

891. Scarabseus, xePer' no elytra; on the base, in intaglio, (j A neter,
" Oh. goddess," motto, or exclamation : pierced. f in. long. Bluish glazed
steatite.

892. Scarabseus, yeper, no elytra ; on the base, in intaglio ^ cynocephalous
ape, aani, seated, urseus, facing, and the hieroglyph da, " great," and

neb, " lord;" meaning obscure : pierced. -| in. long. White glazed steatite.

893. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra, but base only remaining; on it, in

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intaglio, %jj -^L Hob any, " the Living Ibis," expression of the name of the

god Thoth, and seated figure of the goddess Ma, or " Truth," with whom
Thoth was connected as scribe of the Hall of the Last Judgment: pierced.
L in. long. Pale lavender glazed steatite,

894. Head of the goddess Athor, or Venus, in relief, full face, with cow
ears, spiral curls, and cornice on the head. On the base, in intaglio, is the
Cow, emblem of the goddess Athor, walking amidst four lotus or papyrus
flowers and two buds, f in. long. White glazed steatite.

895. Scarabseus, yeper; on the base, in intaglio, jj Bast, name of the
goddess " Bast," or " Bubastis," contemplar, or parhedral goddess of Se^et, or
Merienptah, the wife and companion of Ptah, or Vulcan: pierced, f in. long.
Green glazed steatite.

896. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, urseus serpent,
wearing disk and tall plumes, emblem of the goddess Mersekar "loving to
make silence," symbol neb, " lord," or " lady," and ' J j nefer uas, " good and
strong." -J in. long. Greenish-brown glazed steatite.

897. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, <C2o a fish,
rami, probably the Latus, or kind of Cyprinus, or Carp, emblem of the god-
dess Athor, vertical, between two ursei ^ serpents, emblems of goddesses,
looking inwards : pierced. in. long. Pale whitish-green glazed steatite.

898. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, i i a youth,

perhaps Harpayrat, or " Harpocrates." f in. long. Yellowish-white glazed
steatite.

899. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, Harpayrat,
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