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

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SEPULCHRAL FIGURES.

1858. Sepulchral figure, s'abti, us'ahti, of

suten six Baah-

meri, "the Prince Baahmeri," of the 18th or 19th dynasty, under the usual type.
Round the body ten horizontal lines of hieroglyphs, the 6th chapter of the
Ritual. Painted in black : fine work. 10 in. high. Sycamore wood.

1859. Sepulchral figure, s'abti, us'ahti, of Hui, entitled a great repa, or
hereditary chief superintendent of the constructions of the house or temple of
the Lady of the Sycamore, neha, title of the goddess Athor. Mummied, and
of the usual type. Down the body is one perpendicular and eight horizontal
lines of hieroglyphs, the 6th chapter of the Ritual. Round the neck is a
pectoral plate in shape of a pylon, on which is a vertical scarabseus, suspended
by a cord: fine work. 1 ft. \ in. high. Sycamore wood.

1860. Sepulchral figure, s'abti, us'ahti, of a person named Men, or perhaps a
phrase for any unknown person, like " M. or N. ;" face coloured red, wearing a
headdress, namms, striped, body mummied; hands, details of ploughs and basket,
coloured yellow. The background of the figure is coloured a bluish-green, and
round the body are 7 horizontal lines of hieroglyphs, the 6th chapter of the Ritual,
painted, not incised, beginning, " Luminous is a certain person who says, Oh
respondent," et cet. 7^ in. high, 2 in. wide. Sycamore wood.

1861. Sepulchral figure, s'abti, us'ahti, of a person named Men, or else
made for " anyone," the word men expressing that idea in hieroglyphs; the face
is bearded, the head wears the usual long headdress, namms, and a collar, us^,
round the neck; the hands and arms are not indicated. Round the body are
seven lines of hieroglyphs, painted in yellow on a black ground, the text of the
6th chapter of the Ritual. 7-g- in. high, 2| in. wide. Sycamore ivood.

1862. Sepulchral figure, s'abti, us'ahti, of Aper-ra-qam, standing, mummied,
wearing a long headdress, hands holding hoe and pickaxe. Round the body
twelve incised horizontal lines of hieroglyphs, the 6th chapter of the Ritual.
9^ in. high. Ebony.

1863. Sepulchral figure, s'abti, us'ahti, of Aahmes, in the usual type. Round
the body eight horizontal lines of hieroglyphs, the 6th chapter of the Ritual.
8f- in. high. Ebony.

and basket on shoulder, indicated by dark blue lines; a perpendicular line of the
same name and titles of the deceased behind. 2J in. high. Blue porcelain.
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