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

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OBJECTS OF THE TOILET.

and ran, name, twice repeated; archaic : pierced. 1% in. long. WJdte glazed

steatite.

1213. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, \f

j) C=J [ nen qam apt hat uten Amen, "Not has approved the com-

missioner of the house of offerings of Amen Ea:" pierced. £ in. long. Bluish-
green glazed steatite.

1214. Similar scarabseus; on the base same inscription,

l\ in im

[I J , | in. long. Dark-green glazed steatite.

1215. Similar scarabseus, plain elytra; on the base same inscription, with
variants, ^ \f 0 ^ • fm- l°ng- Pale-green glazed steatite.

1216. Toad; on the base four papyrus sceptres, yu, combined, with spirals,
ornament, the meaning of which is not known. Toads occur in Egyptian
collections in bronze, stone, and other materials, although it is not known to
what god they were sacred, nor had they any particular meaning in the
hieroglyphs. -§ in. long. "White glazed steatite.

1217. Scarabseus, yeper, no elytra; on the base, in intaglio, union of bands;
early work. \ in. long. Green glazed steatite.

1218. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, an ornament
resembling a flower of four petals and four litui: pierced. -| in. long. Green
glazed steatite.

1219. Scarabseus, yeper, no elytra; on the base, in intaglio, four papyrus
sceptres, yu, and four spirals, ornament; meaning unknown; 18th dynasty, § in.
long. Green glazed steatite.

1220. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, —«— ...ser;
meaning doubtful: pierced, f in. long. Green glazed steatite.

1221. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base, in intaglio, union of
spiral and oval ornaments, four of each, meeting at a common circular centre;
18 th dynasty. -J in. long. Green glazed steatite.

1222. Scarabseus, yeper; on the base, in intaglio, interlacing spiral bands;
scarabsei with these ornaments are rarely later than the 12th dynasty, and the

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