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

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2019. Cylinder; having on it, in intaglio, a lizard, the god Anhur or
Onouris, the Egyptian Mars, standing, wearing the four plumes, and Sebak,
crocodile-headed, wearing a tunic, s'enti, standing. This kind of cylinder is
occasionally found in the island of Cyprus. Pierced through long axis. -J in.
long. Green glazed steatite.

2020. Cylinder; a naked goddess, standing, probably Nana or Ishtar, the
Assyrian Aphrodite, or Venus, full face; a snake and two draped men, standing
facing; above the sun and moon. Babylonian work. | in. long. Hcematite.

2021. Cone; on the base, in intaglio, two deities or men standing, wearing
plumes or feathers on their heads, having between them a column. Asiatic, and
not Egyptian work, probably from Asia Minor: pierced above, f in. diameter.
jDarh blue porcelain.

2022. Scarabaeus, yeper; on the base, in intaglio, ft f A ^, group of four

characters or hieroglyphs, not purely Egyptian; possibly of some of the conter-
minous nations. These characters are occasionally found on scarabsei, and their
meaning has been hitherto unexplained. Pierced, f in. long. Yellowish-white
glazed steatite.

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2023. Cylinder; on it some rude imitative hieroglyphs == _z apparently

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of the style of those found in the island of Cyprus. Besides these signs are
two seated figures, § in. long. Dark steatite.

2024. Upper part of an Etruscan figure of a young unbearded man,
perhaps Aplun or Apollo. The hair, which is long, falls in wavy lines down
the back of the neck. There is a hole through the right hand, probably from
the rivet of some object to which it was attached ; the left hand is broken off,
and the lower part of the figure wanting. 2 in. high. Bronze.

2025. Emblema, for attaching to a vase or other object. It is in shape of a
female head, full-face; from the horns or crescent which terminate the hair, pro-
bably Artemis, Diana or Selene. Of the Roman period. f- in. long. Bronze.

2026. Eros or Cupid, seated, naked, wearing a fillet, strophion, on the head,
winged, holding a lyre in the left hand, the right hand raised to play it, the
left foot broken off; below is a leg for a plug. 2 in. high. Bronze.

2027. Figure of a man wearing long hair, standing, naked, right hand
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