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

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sepulchral tablets in calcareous stone.


to the right, before an altar, on which is the jar of libations, with its spout
and cover, namms, and lotus flower, and a tree below. The hieroglyphs are :

" Adorations to thee, 0 Haremakhu [Harmachis], who has given a good
duration of life to Amenemheb, the superintendent of the followers."

This tablet is about the period of the 20th dynasty. It is much corroded.
2 ft. 9 in. hii>h, 1 ft. 11 wide. Calcareous stone.

19GG. Sepulchral tablet, hutu, with apex in shape of a pyramidion, benben;
on it, indistinctly seen, are the jackal of Anubis, symbolic eye, on the cornice
the Hut or Harhut; an act of adoration to Osiris for Hunaru, or Hul, a
female attached to the worship of the god Amen.

Round the whole of the representation is a continuous band of hieroglyphs,
dedications to Osiris and Anubis. That to the left reads :

"Act of homage to Osiris, who dwells in the West, revealer of good [Un-
nefer], lord of the upper and lower world, who has given food, breath, water
incense to the singing woman of Amen, Hunaru," or " Hul," [and] her
daughter, keeping her name alive, Baku."

That to the right is :

"Act of homage to Anup [Anubis], dwelling in the divine gate, who has
granted (permission) to go in and out of Karneter or ' Hades,' to see the
sun in the morning, to the Osirian, musician of Amen, Baku, justified."

" Osiris, who dwells in the West," is represented at the left side, standing in
a vaulted box, with arched cover, wearing the crown, atf, with the two ostrich
feathers on his head, his face bearded with a long recurved beard; round his
neck is a collar, us^, and a counterpoise, maany, at the back of his neck. His
form is enveloped in bandages, met em hubs, from which both hands come out,
holding a sceptre, t'am or uas. He stands upon a mat, facing to the right.
Before him stands in adoration " the Osirian, musician of Amen, the lady of
the house, Hunaru, justified," wearing long hair, namms, falling down her back
behind, a cone and lotus flower on the top of her head, and a long flowing
garment, with sleeves, reaching to the ankles. She elevates both hands in
adoration to Osiris. Behind, in the same costume and attitude, but of smaller
proportions, is "her beloved daughter, Baku." This tablet is much worn and

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