HlEEOGLYPHIC STUDIES, ETC.
Spiegelbeeg, Rec. xxii. 161, 162, shows that in Horapollo /3aiv8 -
" sparrowbawk," and that IIiirapB^fj.i';, in Hdt. ii. 162, should he corrected
Spiegelbeeg, Sphinx, iv. 140, on two passages of the Sanehat Story,
one illustrating the statement of Diodorus (i. 18), that the Egyptians
allowed their hair to grow while they were abroad.
Griffith, Journ. Anthrop. Inst. xxx. 153, a paper on The System of
Writing in Ancient Egypt.
Eougaet, Her. Grit., April, 1901, review of the hieroglyphs in Ptah-
hetep I. To this is added a note on the same subject by Maspeeo.
Piehl, A. Z. xxxviii. 56, obtains the valne nmt for the hieroglyph of
the feet (motion) in Ptolemaic texts. (For the same value in good periods
also see Schack-Schackenbtjrg, Sphinx, iv. 163). In Sphinx, iv. 62, he
gives the late values of hn for a circle of stones, and of Wired for the side-
lock of youth; ib. 119, he writes on the mallet hieroglyph; ib. 120, on a
late sign for am; ib. 121, he gives the late value bq for the tree; ib. 122,
late value ntr for the sacred eye and for the crocodile ; ib. v. 64, doubts the
value qn usually given for a certain hieroglyph and suggests sdn.
Spiegelbeeg, Sphinx, iv. 228, on the vase (nw) = nyw (?); ib. 229, on
the old man hieroglyph— "sheikh." Schaefer, A. Z. xxxviii. 65, on a
late use of the sign ntr for 1st sing, suffix. Loeet, A.Z. xxxviii. 67,
explains a difficult group on the Beneventum obelisk (cf. Sphinx, iv. 162).
Sethe, A. Z. xxxviii. 103, discusses the group for the autumn or in-
undation season and establishes the true reading; ib. 143, deals with the
use of the group w's.t, "Thebes," instead of the sign w's in late Egyptian.
Mollek and yon Bissing, A. Z. xxxviii. 150, on the determinatives of the
word bya (later "iron").
PiELIGIOX and MYTHOLOGY.
Schack-Schackenburg, A. Z. xxxviii. 141, notes a parallel between the
Litany of the Sun and a passage of the Pyramid Texts. Piehl, Sphinx, iv.
102, and Max Mullee, O. L. Z. iii. 460, review the Pyramid Texts in a
late hieratic papyrus published by Moller.
Erman, A. Z. xxxviii. 19, gives the prayers of one unjustly persecuted,
and the texts of other ostraea from the Tombs of the Kings. The prayers
are in the form of hymns to the gods. Cf. Piehl, Sphinx, iv. 145.
Kevillodt, Rev. Eg. ix. 1, on Herodotus and the Egyptian oracles.
WIEDEMANN, Die Totenundihre Reicheini G'lauben der Alten Aegypten.
English translation by J. Hutchison, under the title of The Realms of
the Egyptian Dead.