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

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SEPULCHRAL SCARABiEI. 241

1799. Sepulchral scarabseus, striated elytra; no inscription on the base. 2J in.
long. Green serpentine.

1800. Sepulchral scarabseus, striated elytra; base plain and uninscribed:
probably of the period of the 26th dynasty. 2f in. long. Green basalt.

1801. Sepulchral scarabseus, striated elytra; base plain and uninscribed. If in.
long. Green basalt.

1802. Sepulchral scarabseus, plain elytra; on it traces of gilding, which came
into use about the time of the Ptolemies, when this metal was extensively used
in sepulchral adornment. 2J in. long. Dark schist.

1803. Sepulchral scarabseus, plain elytra; on the base no inscription. If in.
long. Light-brown serpentine.

1804. Sepulchral scarabseus, plain elytra; on the base no inscription. If in.
long. Green serpentine.

1805. Sepulchral scarabasus, yeper, striated elytra; base uninscribed. If in.
long. Green serpentine.

1806. Sepulchral scarabseus, yeper, striated elytra; base plain and uninscribed.
li in. long. Green basalt.

1807. Scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra. If in. long. Dark steatite.

1808. Sepulchral scarabseus, yeper, plain elytra; base uninscribed. If in. long.
Green basalt.

1809. Sepulchral scai*abseus, yeper; amulet placed in the inner part of a
mummy, as ordered by the 64th chapter of the Book of the Dead, or Ritual;
the elytra are striated, the base plain and uninscribed. If in. long. Dark

steatite.

1810. Similar scarabseus. 2 in. long. Dark steatite.

1811. Similar scarabseus. in. high. Dark steatite.

1812. Similar scarabseus; fine work. 2 in. long. Green jasper.

1813. Similar scarabseus. If- in. long. Green jasper.

1814. Sepulchral scarabseus, yeper, striated elytra; plain base, on it traces of
gold leaf. If in. long. Dark steatite.

1815. Sepulchral scarabseus, plain elytra; base uninscribed. 1^ in. long.

Green serpentine.

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