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

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PALLETS.

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These may be considered to represent the declarations of the God Thoth
after the final judgment. 1 ft. £ in. long, 2§ in. broad. Cedar wood.

1452. Pallet, of rectangular shape, with two wells in shape of cartouches,
circulai-, and placed vertically. These held red and black paint, and represented
mystically the upper country, or Teser, the red land or desert, and the lower
country, Kami, Egypt, or the black land. A cake of black colour still remains
in the upper circular hole. There is the usual rectangular hole or place for
reeds, leas', across the pallet. Above the reed-slip is engraved, facing to the

right, P| | r=r ^ "jj* ^ 0 ^ an per liet neb tata Tuar-rd, "the scribe of

the Treasury of the lord of the two countries, Tuarara." 5f in. long. Sycamore
wood.

1453. Thin rectangular pallet, with two wells and slip for reeds, with long
hole. In it is a stibium stylus for laying that material on the eyes, which,
if belonging to it, shows it to have been a stibium-pot. 8f in. long. Acacia
voood.

1454. Small rectangular board, on which are five horizontal lines of hieratic,
facing to the right, reading,

Anruah sa en Pauat mers Mut
en Taau teharu en pa per Rd
an n suten an Sha rut Ta
sa Ta-ut at nefer sen.

"Anruah, daughter of Pauat, her mother, was the mother of Ta aahu ...
... sun, conducted the royal scribe Sha, the officer Ta sa Ta ...." 4 in. long,
2k in. wide. Sycamore wood.

1455. Rectangular board, or pugellaria, like the preceding but quite illegible.
On one side are traces of six lines of uncial Greek writing, and as many on
the other. 11^- in. high, 4-^ in. wide. Sycamore wood.

1456. Pugillaiia, or pugellaria, rectangular board or memorandum book,
covered with wax, on which have been inscribed twenty-five lines of Greek.
It is unfortunately in a state of decomposition, and the greater portion of the
inscription, eleven lines of which are inscribed on one side and fourteen on the
other, is illegible, only a few letters being here and there discernible, as ITapa,
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