Peogbess of Egyptology.
maned sheep, and the fat-tailed sheep. Schweinfubth, 0. L. Z. iv. 113,
in a letter to Spiegelberg mentions the finding of embalmed Ovis Ammo-
tragw, especially in a tomb of gazelles at Kom Mer, near Edfu, in 1882.
Dr. Zippelius, Zeitsch. f. Pfirdekunde and Pferdezucht, 1900, Nbs.
17—20, writes on the horse in the land of the Pharaohs. Historically he
holds impossible views, but his occasional technical remarks are valuable.
Von Bissing, A. Z. xxxviii. 68, publishes a glazed vase in the shape of
a camel which he would assign to the late Rainesside period, 1100—1000
b.c., a much earlier date than has hitherto been attributed to the camel in
Dedekind, Altaegyptisches Bicnemvesen im Lichte der modernen Welt-
Bienenwirthschaft; intended for those interested in the history of bee-
keeping, not as a contribution to Egyptology.
Dr. Von Oefele has written an article of 109 pages on medicine before
Hippocrates in Western Asia, Egypt, and among the Mediterranean pre-
Aryans, for Neuberger and Pagel's Handbuch der Oeschichte der Medizin.
In Archives de Parasitologic, 1901, 481, et seqq., the same writer publishes
the first part of a long study of ancient Egyptian parasitology, dealing first
with the importance of the subject in Egypt, and then in detail with the
different kinds of external parasites known there.
It is announced that Dr. Eeisner has acquired for the University of
California a large papyrus with medical texts resembling the celebrated
Ebers Papyrus (O. L. Z. iv. 366).
Schack-Schackenbubg, A.Z. xxxviii. 135, publishes and ingeniously
interprets a mathematical papyrus of the Middle Kingdom at Berlin with
quadratic equations; he also discusses the Kahun mathematical papyrus.
Eeman, A. Z. xxxviii. 42, publishes an extract from a Berlin stela
mentioning the raising of recruits at Abydos for Amenemhat III., and
Schaefeb publishes a small stela from the Cairo Museum, also of the
Middle Kingdom, which indicates that one per cent, of the male population
was so taken.
Revillout, Rev. Egypt, ix. 27, writes on the Pole de lafemme dans la
•politique inter nation ale et le droit international de Tantiquite.
Fobbes, Bulletin of the Liverpool Museum, iii. 2, writes further on the
age of the surface flint implements of Egypt and Somali Land, chiefly