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

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scarab2ei and amulet beads,

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suten hemi Tai, the royal " wife " or " queen Tai:" pierced. in. long. Purple
and white glazed steatite.

1034. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, Rd neb ma
s'aa neferu, prenomen of Amenophis III., king of the 18th dynasty, in a ver-
tical cartouche, and title, q J J J S'aa neferu, "The most beautiful crown."

Thothnaes IV., as has already been remarked, had the same title, with only two
nefers, or symbols of goodness. The meaning of these titles is uncertain, as
they do not appear in any of the five titles of the monarch, but after the pre-
nomen, like the pyramid titles of the monarchs of the 4th dynasty to the 12th
dynasty1: pierced, fin. long. Bright blue porcelain.

1035. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, Rd neb ma,
prenomen of Amenophis III., of the 18th dynasty, in a cartouche, having
above the Hut, or " winged disk," below the symbol f^l nub, or gold, and an
urasus at each side : pierced. in. long. Green glazed steatite.

1036. Scarabseus, yeper; on the base, in intaglio, ^ J Iff A 9 cTf Neter

nefer neb ta ta (Rd neb ma) ta an^ tet, "The good god, lord of the two lands,
Ra neb ma, giver of life eternal," prenomen and titles of Amenophis III., of the
18th dynasty, in a vertical cartouche : pierced, f in. long. Green glazed steatite.

1037. Rectangular object; on one side, Rd neb ma, prenomen of Ameno-
phis III., of the 18th dynasty, in a vertical cartouche, bird, and winged urseus, and
that monarch represented as a male sphinx, couchant: on the reverse, imperfect,

^Nj. (j l==1 (Ra neb md) sa Amen Rd, " Ra neb ma, son of Amen Ra," title

and vertical prenomen of Amenophis III., of the 18th dynasty, with feather.
This is a very early appearance of the title, "son of Amen Ra," subsequently
assumed by other Egyptian monarchs, and afterwards adopted by Alexander the
Great: pierced. in. long. Green glazed steatite.

1038. Scaraboeus, -yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, Rd neb md,
prenomen of Amenophis III., of the 18th dynasty, not in a cartouche • on

1 Probably they may be the titles of other monarchs, as Mut s'aa neferu was the prenomen of the queen
Amenartas of the 24th dynasty.

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