Peogbess of Egyptology.
A doctorial dissertation by E. Levy treats the Egyptian names of the
New Kingdom compounded with, divine names. The collection of material
is valuable, and the classification leads to interesting results. Ueber die
iheoplwren Personennamen der alten Aegypter.
Eel dedicated to Atum. Daeessy, Bee. de Trav. xxvi. 183.
Maspeeo gives an improved translation of the curious decree of Usei'khau
freeing the priests of the temple of Abydos from corvee labour, etc.
(Peteie, Abydos II. PI. xviii.) Bee. de Trav. xxvi. 236.
Note on the priest Anmutf. Capaet, A. Z. xli. 88.
Bouche-Leclebcq suggests that the dynastic cult was instituted by the
Lagidae for the Greeks, following the lead of Alexander, in order to agree
with the divine character of Pharaoh for the Egyptians. Comptes Benduf,
Amongst additions to an important and interesting article on the mystic
fan or winnowing basket of Bacchus, Miss J. E. Haebison publishes a
slab or votive stela from Egypt in the Museum of Bologna, with repre-
sentation of winnowing and measuring corn: the latter is performed in
the presence of the harvest goddess Thermuthis, and the corn heap is
formally decorated with a variety of instruments used in the threshing.
Hellenic Journal, xxiv. 241.
Schafeb figures a plank fashioned into the form of a trident spear of
Horus, used to stiffen a mummy. A. Z. xli. p. 68.
Baillet translates a funerary text of the Middle Kingdom (Rec. de
Trav. xxiii. 67-73) under the title, La reunion de la famille dans les
Enfers Egyptians, in Journ. Asiatique, Xaie Ser. iv. 307.
Spiegelbeeg explains a phrase, " when my lea hath gone to rest there,"
i.e. in the after life. Bee. de Trav. xxvi. 149.
Wiedemann contributes a volume on magic and sorcery (Hagie
und Zauberei in alten Aegypten) to the popular series Der Alte
Bissing writes a short illustrated article on the knot-amulets of the
Egyptians. Archiv f. Belig. viii. 23.
Schafeb shows that a curious passage in the Harris Magical Papyrus,
which has been connected with Plutarch's account of the murder of Osiris
by being shut up in a coffin, in reality recounts a trick played on an evil
demon. A. Z. xli. 81.
Beitzenstein comments on a mythological fragment regarding Anubis
as the son of Isis, and heir to Osiris. Archiv f. Belig. viii. 167.
Lefebube writes an interesting article on the ink mirror in modern
Egyptian magic. Bev. Africaine, No. 257, p. 205.