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

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1205. Head; on the back (j facing right, A ru neb; meaning
uncertain, f in. long. Green porcelain.

1206. Oval; on one side, in intaglio, sa en men neb, "son of some-
one;" a motto: pierced. 1 in. long. Dark steatite.

1207. Rectangular amulet; on one side, in intaglio, Jj^ ^ Nubt em

anx, or Nubtemankh, apparently the name of a person1: pierced. | in. wide,
|- in. long. Composition imitating lapis lazuli.

1208. Cowroid; on the back, ^ scarabseus, emblem of the god Xeper,

form of Ra, or the Sun; on the reverse, xer Nit, " servant," " slave," or " person,"
of the goddess Nit, or Neith, the Egyptian Minerva, who is represented seated;
a title, perhaps sacerdotal; on each side a double Vandyke ornament, f in. long.

Pale-green glazed steatite.

1209. Scarabasus, xePer> plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, ^ ^

arranged vertically, Tna neb ^e/i neb pa, " Tna, lady of the red crown," or " lower
country lady of the House," or " The Tna festival of the lady of the House."
•§ in. long. Green glazed steatite.

1210. Cowrie; on the base, in intaglio, ^ ft I ^ ^ f| |) Neb pa
Apuur, "The lady of the House Apuur," name of its possessor. The title
lady of a house means that she was either married or a widow, f in. long.

Green jasper.

1211. Scarabseus, xePer> plam elytra; on the base, in intaglio, two men
walking in different directions, used in the hieroglyphic texts for ak and per,
or "going in and out," especially in relation to the freedom of the soul to
go in and out of the Karneter, or Hades, at its pleasure, the privilege of the
good or acquitted soul: pierced. 1^ in. long. Dull-green glazed steatite.

1212. Rectangular object; on one side, Mut, wearing the crown pschent,
seated on a throne, suckling Khons, profile to the right, the whole amidst

water plants; on the reverse, the words W ^eper nub, the golden scarabseus,

1 Many similar names will be found in Lieblein, Dictionnaire des noms hieroglyphiques, 1871, Index, p. 491.
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