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

Seite: 244
Zitierlink: i
http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/alnwick1880/0269
Lizenz: Creative Commons - Namensnennung - Weitergabe unter gleichen Bedingungen
facsimile
244

MODELS OF COFFINS.

The line at the right side is,

amayi yer Mesta,

"devoted to Mesta," or "Amset," the first genius of the Amenti,
L— or Hades.

U JO -

The band on the left side is,

w

A

amayi yer Hapi,
" devoted to Hapi," the second genius of the Amenti, or Hades.

ra

That at the head, grouped, facing to the right, reads,
(|"^\ ^ ■ «' : Tet Ha Heshar mer a Amenhetp ma yru rer,

,_, "The words, Oh, Osirian superintendent of the house

n \ —3 Amenhetep, justified, go round." Part of an imperfect
( l~J <:::> address, probably from a chapter of the Ritual.

Probably about the time of the 19th dynasty, B.C. 1200. 6-J in. long, 1\ in. high.
Calcareous stone.

1828. Coffin, coloured white, holding within it part of a cartonage or
outer covering of a mummy. On it is Amset, the first genius of the Amenti,
wearing a cornice of yellow colour on his head, standing facing to the right,
his body white, holding a green doubled bandlet or sash. Above this is
a cornice of fifteen supposed spear-heads or flagstaff's, ^ yaher, coloured red
and green, and before the figure of Amset a badly written perpendicular line
of hieroglyphs, facing to the right,

In — ■

I ^ yru.

Tet en Ams un em sa ma hars Hesher...[yon]su ma

| [ffh "Says Amset, I am behind (protecting) the coffin of

^. the Osirian ... Khons justified."

-|| 1 ft. 7 in. high, 8£ in. wide. Sycamore wood.
loading ...