SEPULCHRAL TABLETS IN CALCAREOUS STONE.
conical vase, and another jar with long neck and circular mouth. Above are two
objects, one apparently a conical cake, at, of bread, and the other the haunch
of a calf.
To the right is his mother, Athorsa.t, draped in the usual female costume
and seated on the ground, facing to the right, her left band stretched out, her
right bent back on her breast. Before her on a mat are the same objects as
those before Saru.
The vertical and other lines of hieroglyphs are the dedication to Osiris and
the family genealogy.
"Act of homage to Osiris, who dwells in the West, lord of Abydos, [who
has given] sepulchral meals of bread and beer, oxen, geese, clothes, utensils,
incense and wax, to the guardian of the house of Kheperka, Saru, son of
Tai t, justified, daughter of Uiki, justified, a worthy person.
Mama, justified, son of Uiki, justified, a worthy person.
Sarui, justified, a worthy person."
To the left,
"His mother, Athorsat, justified, son of Uiki, justified, a worthy person.
Hekeka, son of Aka.
His brother, or Senfi son of Uiki, justified.
Aka, son of Uiki.
The guardian of the palace, Aku, justified, a worthy person.
Amenemsebens, son of Mut1."
1 ft. 7f in. high, 1 ft. wide. Calcareous stone.
1952. Sepulchral tablet, much broken and injured, with a rounded top, hutu,
on which is a scene of family worship. A deceased builder or architect, named
Rasu, is seated on a chair with his wife Sensenab at his side. He wears a
small cap, namms, collar, us)(, round the neck, and long tunic, basui, hold-
ing a sceptre in his left, uas, and a symbol of life in his right hand,
unusual attributes, only found in the hands of gods. ''His wife Sensenab" wears
the usual long female hair, a collar, usx, round the neck, and long garment.
Her left hand is affectionately placed on the shoulder of her husband, her right
1 At the end of the sepulchral formula is d pa and then Amenu nemi seben s ar en Mut or Tu.