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

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as before. The third division has three horizontal lines of hieroglyphs, "Act of
homage to Osiris, eternal ruler, great god, lord of heaven, who gives sepulchral
meals of bread, beer, oxen, geese, water, wine, milk, (also) to receive the cakes
which come upon the altar of the great god, to breathe the delicious north
wind, to drink out of the stream of the river to Paur justified, the bearer of the
flabellum of the boat Shaemuas1." It is of the style and period of the 18th
dynasty and partly coloured. 2 ft. 9 in. high. Calcareous stone.

1 Or Khamus, a royal title in the 18th and 19th dynasties.
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