Psammetichus II., Bee. xxiii. 126, and shows that a curiously written
cartouche from Ekhmim, described by Bouriant, must be of Nero,
Dr. E. A. W. Budge shows remarkable activity in the prosecution of his
series of Books on Egypt (Kegan Paul). The first volume was on the
Keligion; it was followed by another volume on Magic, and a manual
of the Language. Within the past twelve months there have appeared
three volumes on the Book of the Dead, and, just in time for this brief
notice, a History of Egypt from the earliest times to the death of
Cleopatra VI. in no less than eight volumes.
In the fourth volume of his Etudes de Mytholocjie et d'Archeologie
Prof. Maspeeo has collected together in a handy form the more
important of his articles and reviews, largely having a historical bearing,
which were scattered through periodicals from 1877 to 1898.
Lehmann explains that an error in numbers which crept into his work,
Zwei Hauptprobleme der altorientalischen Chronologic, involves the
correction of only three groups of figures, and has no effect whatever on
his scheme, A. Z. xxxix. 74 ; compares Mahler's remarks on the date of
Barneses III., 0. L. Z. v. 184.
Mahler gives the results of an article which he is about to publish on
the chronology of the Middle Kingdom, 0. L. Z. v. 248.
Lieblein discusses the date of the voyage of Unuamen in the reign of
Herhor and Smendes, putting it at about 900 b.c., Sphinx, vi. 30 ; and the
date of Amenhotep III. and the Egyptian chronology in Lehmann's Zwei
Bauptprobleme, ib. 113.
Wilcken reviews Sethe's Dodekaschoinos, upholding the view that
in the second and third centuries a.d. it must have reached Hierasy-
kaminos, though earlier restricted to the Cataract region between
Aswan and Philae, Archiv f. pap. ii. 175. Bissing reviews the same in
Sphinx, vi. 120, and Spiegelberg in 0. B. Z. v. 112.
Daressy writes on an Egyptian name of Tell Moqdam, Becueil
xxiii. 126, and quotes variants indicating that Am, meaning perhaps
" beans," is a name of Hebnit, the capital of the XVIth Nome of