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

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SCARABjEI AND AMULET BEADS. 15l

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1118. Scarabseus, xePer> plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, j Rd nefer,

resembling the prenomen of a monarch, surrounded by eight spirals: pierced.
\ in. long. Pale purplish-white.

1119. Scarabseus, yepev, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, At Rd
or ta Rd, " The type of the Sun," royal title, f- in. long. Grayish-blue porcelain.

1120. Scarabseus, xePer> plain elytra, with three grooves at the centre; on

the base, in intaglio, Jj^ ^ sam qema meh, " United of the South and North,"

a pharaonic title, often found at the side of the thrones of deities and kings
of the 18th dynasty; at the side are four spiral ornaments, § in. long. Gray
glazed steatite.

1121. Hog; on the base, in intaglio, <=> J J Reri neferu, arranged ver-
tically, surmounted by two ursei, their tails joined, facing outwards. Apparently
a proper name, and perhaps a royal1 one, the word Reri neferu, meaning "The
beautiful lion, pig," or " boar :" pierced, f- in. long. Green glazed steatite.

1122. Oval, convex; on one side, in intaglio, f ^ ^ a scarabseus between

two symbols of life, sense obscure ; on the other side, ^ /\ J 1 ta> or

setp neferu, probably the name or title of a queen. \ in. long. White glazed steatite.

1123. Scarabseus, xePer> plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, ega

Rd men neb ru, arranged vertically, name resembling the prenomen of a monarch
whose position in the series has not been fixed : pierced. -| in. long. Green
glazed steatite.

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1124. Scarabseus, yeper, no elytra; on the base, j ^ Rd neb nefer neb

xeper, combination, like royal prenomen, meaning uncertain; good work : pierced,
f in. long. White glazed steatite.

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1125. Scarabseus, xePer> plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, ^37 ap-

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1 Rere or Rerclo is the name of a monarch of a dynasty before the 11th, found in a cartouche with the
prenomen ltd nefer ka or Nephorcheres, on the tablet of Abydos. Lepsius, Konigsbuch, Taf. x. No. 147.
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