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

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SEPULCHRAL FIGURES.

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1876. Sepulchral figure, s'abti or us'abti, of "^pj" D jl Jjj^ \\ J ||| p |j ^ /^n
Ilesar Psametik snab mes Nitartas, " The Osirian," or deceased " Psametiksnab,
born of Nitartas;" the face bearded, the head wearing a long headdress, namms,
body mummied, hands coming out, in each a plough. Six horizontal lines of
incuse hieroglyphs, the 6th chapter of the Book of the Dead, or Ptitual, down
the body, and one perpendicular line down the back. Standing on pedestal:
period of the 26th dynasty. 4 in. high. Light-blue porcelain.

1877. Similar figure of Psametik. Seven horizontal lines of incuse hieroglyphs
round the body and one down the back behind, 6th chapter of the Ritual.
4J in. high. Same material.

1878. Similar figure of Psametik; his mother is called >c=k ^ |

neb pa Nitay^tas mayru, " The lady of the house Nitartas, justified." Seven hori-
zontal lines of incuse hieroglyphs round the body, 6th chapter of the Book of
the Dead, or Bitual. 4 in. high. Same material.

1879. Sepulchral figure, s'abti, us'abti, of Psametik-snab, son of Nitartas. As
before; a perpendicular line down the body and six horizontal lines of incuse

ones round it; usual formula. The name of Nitartas, |j ^ ^cf", is the same

as that of Nitetis1, the daughter of Apries, king of the 26th dynasty. 4f in.
high. Bluish-green porcelain.

1880. Sepulchral figure of Psametik, son of Nitartas, erroneously written
I o t l ^ Nitar. In the same type, down the body a perpendicular line of
incuse hieroglyphs and another behind, with the formula " Luminous is the Osirian
Psametik," et cet. 26th dynasty. 4|- in. high. Bluish-green porcelain.

1881. Similar figure of Psametik, son of Nitartas. 4 in. high. Pale-green
porcelain.

1882. Sepulchral figure, s'abti or us'abti, of 1 f f t x ^ Ji^, ° ' Jjj^. ^
sff (fl ^ !^ J Q a :=C=K o Heshar xent neter yerp aau Psametik em yu ti
mes en Tanebthnat, " The Osiris prophet, conservator of temples, Psametikem^uti,
born of Tanebtneith;" head wearing a long headdress, namms, body mummied,
standing on square pedestal, and plinth behind; hands coming out, left holding

1 Herodotus, m. 1.
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