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

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to the heart. The scarabaeus is always in very salient relief, and represents the
insect standing on an oval on which the formula is painted or engraved. It is
rarely, if ever, pierced for suspension.

1781. Sepulchral scarabseus, xePer> plam elytra; on the base, in outline, is
a scene representing Osiris as ruler of the "West, seated on his throne, wearing
the crown atf, his form draped in bandages, holding the usual crook and whip;

before him stands the goddess ° j~ (sic) " Isis," wearing the usual attire and draped,

raising her hands in adoration to Osiris. Behind Osiris is the goddess (sic)

Nebta or Nephthys, standing, draped like Isis, and a scarabseus. At each side
of Osiris and between him and the goddesses is a jar with its cover, and
before Osiris a sceptre. Beneath are four lines of hieroglyphs, the space for
the name of the person for whom made left blank, the hieroglyphs the com-
mencement of the usual formula, c. 64, 1. 34. 2§ in. long. Dark steatite.

1782. Oval base of a sepulchral scarabaeus; on it seven horizontal lines of

hieroglyphs, the usual formula, c. 30 and c. 64, for \J ^X^"[] |fj Aptiherumes,
or Aptimatenmes, a man. The formula on this scarabaeus differs from the ordi-
nary, beginning (jj ® ^ ffl vx ^ ^ ai nak hat-a Jcari ma, " I bring thee

my heart having truth," then part of chapters 30 and 64 O ^ fl *

jj ^ hdti a nen Jcari am hat-f en a, " my heart, there is no false-

hood in his heart to me"; then follows the usual formula at the end of c. 60 :
broken. 3 in. long. Dark steatite.

1783. Sepulchral scarabseus, plain elytra; on the base six horizontal lines of
hieroglyphs, c. 30 and c. 64 of the Book of the Dead, or Ritual, for ^ c -==x.

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(J v\ —„, i S) -w Ilesar neter at oner Amen Mutinas ta (en) en yons
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pa yrat, "the Osirian priest, divine father and friend of Amen ' Mutinas-Chons
pachrat,' or ' Mutinasen chonspa chrat.'" This name is rather peculiar, as although
the titles are those of a priest of Amen or Ammon, it has the flower determi-
native of a female. \\ in. long. Green felspar.

1784. Sepulchral scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; on the base eleven horizontal

lines of hieroglyphs, the usual formula, c, 64, 11. 34—36, for ^ ^
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