Newberry, Percy E.
Beni Hasan (Band 2) — London, 1893

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BENI HASAN.

Scenes and probably coloured thus to distinguish more clearly the entwined limbs of the opponent wrestlers,

ticms^ 3 sPec'men grouP see the coloured PI. viii.

(cont.) Rows 7-9. Battle scene showing soldiers [J-Q] attacking a fortress [I], and encounters between

foot-soldiers on the plain. The vacant space on the right-hand side of the bottom rows [at R]
was never filled in by the ancient artist. In the tomb of Khety (No. 17) the corresponding
place on the wall is occupied by a list of offerings (see PI. xv.).

Below the paintings is a plain unpainted dado 2 feet 8 inches in height.

South Wall: East end. (See Key plan G, and PI. vi.)

Destroyed

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The frieze, inscription, and two upper rows of this wall are destroyed. The paintings lost here
probably represented a vintage scene, grape gathering, &c. (Compare Tomb No. 17, PI. xvi.)

Row 3. End of the vintage scene [C]. Tree with birds and trap [A, B].

Row 4. Man standing; in front of him, two species of baboon, a cat, and a rat.

Row 5. Two men pounding some substance in a large earthenware pot [F]. Women grinding corn
and preparing bread [E].

Row 6. Two men and two women engaged in making confectionery [G].

Rows 7 and 8. Men bringing the offerings, when prepared, of meat, beer, &c, towards a scribe [H, I].
The pilaster (see Key plan I, and diagram of wall painting) is unpainted.

South Wall : West end. (See Key plan J, K, and PI. vii.)

FRIEZE

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Immediately below the frieze is a line of painted hieroglyphs [A, B] •«—m, giving the Td hetep seten
formula to Osiris, to Anubis, and to Khnem Lord of Herur, and demanding perMeru offerings for Baqta,
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