Bubastis. (1887-1889.)

Bubastis. (1887-1889.)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...column running along the middle of the body. The following text is inscribed on the first.ratk! nd5 statue: --7 (pl. xxxv. r) 'jpggl ol?l ji'W Tlie malcin0 f laws tlie establishing of Ma, the giving ordinances to the friends, by the prince, the first friend, who loves his lord, the head of all the worlcs of his lcing, and of the provinces of pasture marshes, the chancellor, the 'P A $ tttaHM tfa truth or justice, indicates legislative work. This expression, and the more frequent one of I a =-n: which occurs in the titles of several I -WM U i I i kings, must be translated legislator. 7" 7 TT & The reading of-7-=-7= governor of the city, the general Amenophis the beloved. This inscription must be compared with that of the other statue: (PI. xxxv. E). olA T Q Ei I rms one is more obscure than the first, though it is clear that it refers to the same man. But as the titles are different, we must admit that he had the two statues sculptured at two different epochs of his life. As the other one is of better workmanship, and as it contains titles which on the whole indicate a higher position than the second, we may conclude that he began with the statue of the British Museum, which was dedicated earlier than the other. As far as we can make them out, the titles of the second statue are merely sacerdotal, while the first shows political and civil employments, besides, here they are not so numerous: the prince who talces care of the domains of the temples, the chief of Nelchen tvho 'c"5= '9 to k read atebu, and means cultivated land, domains. It is met with also in an inscription of Rameses II. (pl. xxxvii. 0) in the expression s n the domains of the Ionians (Brugsch, Diet. suppl. p. 171 et765). I do not know of any...show more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
  • 182.88 x 241.3 x 7.62mm | 68.04g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123655602X
  • 9781236556028