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

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" His brother the scribe Rasa, son of his mother."

"His brother the magistrate Snaba."

"His sister Ana, granddaughter of her mother."

On the left side:.

" His mother Ana, daughter of her mother."

" His sister Hant, daughter of Ana."

" His sister Hantpu, daughter of Ana."

"His sister Aba, daughter of Ana."

"His brother Kamsu, son of her mother."

"His brother Maumau."

1 ft. 3 in. high, 1 ft. i in. wide. Calcareous stone.

1940. Sepulchral tablet, hutu, with a rounded top, dedicated to Osiris for a
person named Aba, a servant or follower probably of the king; at the time
of the 12th dynasty.

Above are the two symbolic eyes, the signet, and two signs of water.
Beneath, at the left side, Aba is represented seated on a low-backed ehair, the
legs of which terminate in the usual lion's feet, while the seat has a cloth or
cushion thrown over it behind. On his head he wears a small cap, namms,
and he has a short tunic, the s'enti, round the loins; his left hand raises the
flower of a water-plant to his face, his right hand is extended over his left.
Before him is a table, on which are placed a large circular cake of bread, pautr
two oval loaves, at, and a bunch of onions, hut. Under the table are two conical
jars, holding wine or water.

The five horizontal lines above are the dedication to Osiris:
"Act of homage to Osiris, lord of Abutu (Abydos), who has given sepul-
chral meals of food and drink, oxen, geese, bread, clothes, fabric, incense, wax,
all good and pure things upon which a god lives, to the servant Aba, justified,
born of the lady Art, justified: made by his brother, who makes his name
to live, the chief Aba."

1 ft. 5 in. high, 8 in. wide. Calcareous stone,

1941. Sepulchral tablet, with a rounded top, hutu, dedicated to Seb and
Osiris for Amenemha, a nomarch, and superintendent of prophets.
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