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

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SEPULCHRAL TABLETS IN CALCAREOUS STONE.

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holds a doubled cloth. Before them stand three persons, the first (Uatran-
meni) a man, draped, in short hair, namms, a collar, usx, and short tunic,
s'enti, followed by a female named "Aahhetp—surnamed Sensenab," draped, in the
usual namms, placing her right hand on the shoulder of Uatranmeni; and
holdino- a doubled sash in her left hand, is another female, "Titirasu," in the
same drapery and attitude.

In the second division is a procession of six persons, all facing to the right.
1. A female named Sennusat, in the same drapery, holding a doubled sash in
her right hand, and in her left a lotus flower, ss'nin, held to her face. 2.
Another female, named Sennu-Aah, of smaller size, in the same drapery and
attitude, holding a lotus bud in her left hand to her face, and in her right
a doubled sash. 3. "His wife, the lady of a house, Aahhetp," in the same
drapery, her right hand pendent, and in her left two lotus flowers. 4. A boy
named Nebsenu, nude, wearing a skull-cap, namms, and collar, us^, his right
hand pendent, his left holding a lotus flower to his face. 5. A man named
Hat, wearing a long tunic, basui, the right hand pendent, holding a doubled
sash, the left holding a lotus flower to his face. 6. A female, draped like the
others, holding in her right hand, which is pendent, a lotus bud, and a
flower in her left hand to her face. These last figures have the upper part
destroyed.

Below are two horizontal lines of hieroglyphs, the usual sepulchral dedication:
"Act of homage to ... lord of Neshem," or Ne^eb [Eileithyia], "to Osiris,

lord of Abutu [Abydos], who give bread ...... all good and pure things, to

the architect Rasu."

Probably from Eileithyia: period of 13th dynasty. 1 ft. 8J in. high, 1 ft.

-J- in. wide. Calcareous stone.

1953. Sepulchral tablet, with rounded top, hutu, in two divisions; scenes of
family worship for Sennefer, an officer of a queen, and other members of his
family. Above are the two symbolical eyes, the signet, and basket1. On the left

the superintendent of the......2 of the divine wife Sennefer, justified, is represented

seated on a high-back chair, the feet of which terminate in the usual lion's

1 The mystical meaning of this anaglyph has only been partially explained.

2 i . <i - her to, or her en.
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