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

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1586. Similar scarabseus. Same size and material.

1587. Scarabaeus, striated elytra; completely carved; ring beneath. 1£ in.
long. Light-blue porcelain.

1588. End of a strap, slightly concave at edge, part of one of the braces
such as crossed over the shoulders of the outer bandages of mummies of the 20th,
21st, and 22nd dynasties. It has a stamped or embossed subject on a fine thin
material, with a border of a maroon colour. On it a monarch named
Shashanka, entitled the Neb tata Amen meri S'as'anqa, " The lord of
the two countries, Shashank, or Shishak, beloved of Amen," probably
Shishak I., standing, wearing a headdress, namms, and the urseus
serpent on the forehead, draped in a triangular garment, facing to the
right. In his left hand he holds a jar, or calathus-shaped oil vase, and
with the index-finger of his right hand he anoints the god Amsi or Khem, a
type of Amen Ha, standing, facing him, wearing on his head the lower crown
of the pschent, the teser, surmounted by two hawk-feathers, his body mummied,
his right hand holding a three-thonged whip, neyex, his body supported by
the stand or wire; behind the god is a shrine or gateway, with a lotus-flower
springing from the top. At the bottom are two horizontal lines of hieroglyphs,
facing right,

^ ar en n neter Kent api en Amen Ra suten

o i neteru Uaput ma ^rw.

1 ^ q 2^ ^ " Made by the high priest of Amen Ea, king
_^ of the gods, Uaput justified."

This end of a strap probably came from the bandage of the mummy of

one of the royal family. If- in. long. Leather.

1589. Pectoral plate, uta, in shape of a pylon or doorway, with cornice;
on it is a jackal, emblem of Ap-heru, or Ap-mcitennu, "opener of the roads," or
Anubis, seated on a doorway, in shape like the pectoral plate, with a tie round the
neck and a whip at the side. Before the animal stands the deceased Sebakmes,
wearing long hair, a long fluted garment, basui, with three plaits and sleeves; both
arms raised in adoration to the jackal. Before him is his name, Heshar Sebakmes,
"The Osirian," or deceased "Sebakmes." The whole scene is surrounded by
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