SEPULCHRAL TABLETS IN CALCAREOUS STONE.
injured, and is of the beginning of the 20th or subsequent dynasty. 3 ft. high,
1 ft. 5-|- in. wide. Calcareous stone.
1906 a. Sepulchral tablet, with a rounded top, hula, having two scenes.
In the upper one the god Osiris, wearing the white crown, hut, on his
head, a collar, us^, round the neck, and a counterpoise, maan^, behind, his
form enveloped in bandages, tner em hebs, is seated on a throne, having the
usual cushion or drapery, aft. He holds by both hands a sceptre, uas. Above
his head are his titles, "Osiris, the great god." Before him stands, facing, in
adoration, a man named Bana, pouring water out of a vase held in his right hand
into his basin, and a censer of conical shape, with three flames, in his left
hand. His hair is rounded in the style of the 2.1st dynasty ; he wears a collar,
usx> an(^ a tunic, s'enti, round the loins. Behind him is a female named Maa,
wearing long hair, narams, a collar, usx, round the neck, and a long garment
held up by straps. In her right hand she holds a lotus flower, ss'nin, in her
left a conical cake of bread on a basket.
Below is a scene of family worship. A man named Karanem, draped like
the one in the upper picture, stands pouring out water and offering incense,
facing to the right. A man named Pahui, draped in similar costume, stands
facing him, holding a goose by the wings and a lotus flower. He is followed
by a female named Apui, holding a lotus flower in her right hand and jar in
her left. Behind her is another female, Anai, draped in the same manner,
and holding a conical cake of bread, hut, on a basket in her left hand ; before
her stands a girl draped in the same manner, but with short hair.
This tablet is about the period of the 21st dynasty. The relationship of the
members of the family to each other is not indicated, but they probably represent
Karanem, his wife and children. Hair black, flesh red, women yellow, background
yellow. 1 ft. 81 in. high, 1 ft. 1^ in. wide. Calcareous stone.
1.967. Sepulchral tablet, with a rounded top, hutu, adoi'ation to Osiris, for
Mentaemha. Above the scene are the winged disk or solar orb, Hut, the
signet or sun's orbit, sen, and the four lines of water, apparently meaning "the
circle or orb of the Waters." On each side is a jackal seated on a pylon or
gateway of the North and South. The whole has under it a representation of