Progress of Egyptology.
to believe that the basis of the artist's conception in these cases was simply
a supporting column, made of cut-off stems or otherwise, and decorated,
A. Z. xxxix. 66. Compare Sphinx, vi. 57, where Piehl writes apropos of
Wilcken's article and M. Naville's earlier review of Eorchardt's work.
Cledat figures in outline and describes some remarkable realistic
representations of human figures in a tomb of the Old Kingdom at Meir,
of which he promises a full publication later. Bull. i. 21.
Plbyte figures and describes a model of a dwelling-house in the Leyden
Museum, P. £. B. A. xxiv. 146.
Maetjcchi publishes a late mummy from the Faiyum, recently added to
the Vatican collection, Bessarione, ii. 1, p. 197.
Maspero publishes a photograph of a late mummy and coffin from
Illahun, Ann. ii. 192.
Maspero reviews the second part of the publication of the Middle
Kingdom coffins at Berlin, Steindorff's Sarg cles Scbk-o; especially
dwelling on the mythological texts, Rev. Grit., Sept. 9th, 1901. Spiegel-
berg reviews the same, 0. L. Z. iv. 495.
Piehl reviews Capart's Monuments Egyptiens du Musee de Bruxelles
and Pourquoi les Egyptiens faisaient des momies ? Sphinx, vi. 49; and
writes on the age of the Stela v. 1, of Leyden, ib. 57.
Max Muller reviews Dyroff's guide to the Egyptian section of the
Munich Museum, 0. L. Z. v. 147.
M. Maspero prints an interesting document in the annals of Egyptology,,
being the instructions given to Mariette by the Aeademie des Inscriptions
et Belles Lettres in 1859, at the request of Said Pasha, who had announced
his intention to found a museum in Egypt, Annales, ii. 112.
A memorial volume, A la memoire de Frangois Clxabas, has been published
by the Societe d'Histoire et d'Archeologie de Chalon-sur-Saone, to record
the proceedings at the inauguration of a public monument to Chabas in that
city. A portrait of the Egyptologist and a specimen of his handwriting
August Eisenlohr, Professor of Egyptology at Heidelberg, died on
Febuary 24th, 1902, aged 69. His chief work was the editing of th&
Pihind Mathematical Papyrus, which, dating from the Hyksos period, is our
main source of knowledge of Egyptian mathematics. A biographical notice-
is printed in Sphinx, vi. 39.