SEPULCHRAL CASES AND TESSERAE.
facing to the right, all painted. The hands are gilded, have bracelets, men
nefer en hob. On the plinth, behind, is a perpendicular line of hieroglyphs,
facing to the right, black on a yellow ground,
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Anet elc aa em neter pen
em Turn tet Aiu em em nem s'aa em Abutu, "Hail, essence of that god, as Turn;
said, (it is) we come again crowned in the East." This is a common formula
on these figures, and had a mystical signification alluding to Ptah, or rather
Socharis, in connection with the East or Abydos. 1 ft. 7 in. high. Sycamore
1998. Ptah-Sekar-Hesiri, or Ptah Socharis Osiris, standing, mummied, head
wearing a long head-dress, namms, and two tall ostrich plumes; the face is
coloured red, the namms, or head-dress, blue, beard broken off, body red, and
down it, in black hieroglyphs upon a yellow ground, facing to the right,
suten ta hetp Heshar yenti Semi ta f yet neb nefer Hesar,
"An act of homage to Osiris, who dwells in the West, who gives
^"^n [all] good [things] to the Osiris."
Down the body is a similar perpendicular line of hieroglyphs, with the same
Heshar yent suten ta hetp Semi ta f yet neb netem
" Act of homage to Osiris, who gives all things sweet
j] 1 ®WQ and pleasant."
(fjh The name of the deceased person for whom it was
made is omitted. 1 ft. 6 in. high. Sycamore wood.