Egypt Exploration Fund [Hrsg.]
Archaeological report: comprising the work of the Egypt Exploration Fund and the progress of egyptology during the year ... — 1905-1906

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written out according to the description, are seen to have a resemblance
to real groups bearing the meaning which Horapollo assigns to them.
A.Z. xlii. 72.

Deibee discusses the statements of Clement of Alexandria regarding
Egyptian writing, in the Xth memoir of the fnstitut Frangais de
VArchealogie Orientate an Caire. Clement d'Alexandric et VEgypte.

Jequier discusses a group of symbols that accompanies certain temple-
scenes. Bee. de Trav. xxvii. 170.

A. H. Gardiner makes it appear probable that the sign of the herdsman
or guardian should be read minu in the sense of herdsman, the value m
being confined to other meanings. He would also read a certain well-
known title as minu Nekhen, distinguishing it from the judicial title
re-Nekhen. The article, which is largely founded on the collections
for the Berlin Worterbuch, seems to exhaust the material at present avail-
able. A. Z. xlii. 116.

The sign of the vase of granite, Weill, Sphinx, x. 11. The chick (not
chicken!), Bissixg, Bee. de Trav. xxvii. 169. The eagle (suggested value
i rather than tin), Nayille, Bee. de Trav. xxvii. 15(>. The axe in the
word for carpentering mdh not uqh, Sethe, A. Z. xlii. 142. Suggestion
that sa-sign is a razor with or without its cover, not the lid of a quiver; a
coloured example is much needed, Borciiardt, A. Z. xlii. 78. sma sign
depicts lungs hanging from windpipe and means "lungs," Borchardt,
A. Z. xlii. 80. For Miss Murray's important collection of hieroglyphs
see above, p. 32.

Spiegelbeeo discusses the hieroglyphs spd, " a thorn," "to sharpen/''
Bee. de Trav. xxviii. 165, smt, "desert," ib. 1 GO, sk, "a broom," "sweeper,"
ib. 178.

Legrain notes a peculiar variety of the sign of the scribe's outfit.
Ann. vi. 139.


M. Capart has written a bibliographical review of the literature
relating to Egyptian religion, followed by an account of works published
in 1904. Bulletin Critique des Beligions de VEggpte in Rev. de VHistiire
des Beligions, li. pp. 192-259.

M. G. Kyle, studying Egyptian sacrifices and sacrificial rites, finds
no indication of burning them in the representations: nor does it appear
that they were of an expiatory character. Bee. de Trav. xxvii. 161.

SPIEGELBEBG suggests that the anointing of officials, of which he finds
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