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

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of food and drink, oxen, geese, bread, to the constructor" or "designer, Aishemraa,

Before his son is inscribed:

" An act of homage made by his son Sennu."

Below the hieroglyphs mention the principal members of the family :
His brother Kamta justified.

His wife, the lady of his house, Netset, justified, daughter of Sshnin, justified.

Her daughter Senna-ater, justified.

His sister by his mother Sshnin, justified.

His sister Neferu, his mother, Akab, justified.

This little tablet is about the period of the 12th dynasty. Flesh red. 1 ft. 3 in.
hio-h, 9 in. wide. Calcareous stone.

1949. Sepulchral tablet, with a rounded top, hutu, in two divisions, dedicated
to Osiris, for Hui, a superintendent of the cattle belonging to the temple of

In the first division Hui, superintendent of the cattle of Amen, is represented
seated on a high-backed chair, facing to the left. He wears long hair, namms,
a collar, usx, and a long tunic, basui; his right hand raises a lotus flower,
ss'nin, to his face; his left holds a doubled sash or napkin. At his side is
seated his wife, Nas, wearing long hair, namms, a collar, usx, round the neck,
and a long garment with straps. The chair or couch, mau, has the usual lion's
clawed feet. Before him is a table of offerings, consisting of two oval loaves,
at, a circular cake, paut, a gourd, some flesh, a bunch of grapes and of onions,
hut. On the other side of the table, facing him, and wearing a skull-cup, namms,
collar, usx, and a shorter tunic, the s'enti, stands "his son, who keeps his name
alive, Inana..." holding a vase of libation, qabh, in his right hand, raised, out of
which he pours a double stream of libations, and in his left hand holding an
incense vase. Behind him stands his sister Buiaui, wearing long hair, bound
by a crown or fillet, meh, a collar, usx, a l°ng garment, basui, her right hand,
which is pendent, holding a lotus flower, and her left a bud.

In the second division is a row of members of the family, seated on the
ground, facing to the right. The first, the ...... of ......1 Aunaa, is seated on his

1 Perhaps Tennu nehbu, "officer of sustenances."

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