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ings, for it is now admitted by all competent authorities that it was built for a tomb and not to illustrate any esoteric doctrines connected with the Hebrew Patriarchs and others.

In discussing the XIth Dynasty, a brief narrative of the Antef kings has been included, because the late Dr. Brugsch and Prof. Wiedemann and other Egyptologists have included them among the rulers of that Dynasty, and the general reader will expect to find them there; but it is probable, as the forms of some of the prenomens of the Åntefs, and the peculiar shape of their coffins indicate, that they reigned at a later period, i.e., after the XIIIth and before the XVIIth Dynasty. The extracts from the History of Herodotus, given in English, are taken from the quaint and charming old rendering of the first two Books by “B. R.,” which was published in 1584.

E. A. WALLIS BUDGE.

| THE Famous History of | HERODOTUS | Conteyning the Discourse of dyuers Countreys, the succession of theyr Kyngs : the actes and exploytes | atchieued by them : the Lavves and customes of euery nation : with the true Description and Anti- | quitie of the time. | Deuided into nine Bookes, entituled vvith | the names of the nine Muses. | At London | Printed by Thomas Marshe : 1584.

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ABU'L-FIDA. NOTICES BY CHRISTIAN WRITERS.
CONSTRUCTION OF GREAT PYRAMID. KHUFU's Son,
HERU-TĀTA-F. RÄ-TET-F OR RATOISES. KHĀ-F-RĀ
OR CHEPHREN AND HIS PYRAMID. TEMPLE OF THE
Sphinx. THE SPHINX. MENTION OF, BY PLINY AND
'ABD AL-LAȚîF. MYCERINUS AND HIS PYRAMID.

His COFFIN AND SARCOPHAGUS. SHEPSES-KA-F

CHAPTER III.-FIFTH DYNASTY. USERKAF AND HIS

PYRAMID. SaŅU-RĀ AND HIS PYRAMID. Rur-TEȚET,

THE WIFE OF RĂ-USER AND HER THREE Sons.

RĀ-EN-USER AND HIS

WORKS

AT SINAI.

THE

MASȚABA OF THI. MEN-KAU-HERU AND HIS WORKS
AT SINAI. ÅSSÅ AND THE WÂDI HAMMÂMÂT. HE
SENDS TO THE LAND OF THE GHOSTS FOR A PYGMY.
PTAŅ-HETEP, THE AUTHOR OF THE PRECEPTS. UNÅs.
His PYRAMID, INSCRIBED WITH IMPORTANT RELIGIOUS

TEXTS. UNAS KILLS AND EATS THE GODS
CHAPTER IV.-Sixth DYNASTY. TETÅ AND HIS PYRAMID.
PEPI I. THE OFFICIAL UNÅ AND HIS EXPEDITION

South CLEARS THE OLD CANAL AT

ELEPHANTINE. MER-EN-RĀ. His PYRAMID AND

MUMMY. THE OFFICIAL WER-KHUF. PEPI II.

MISSION OF HER-KHUF THE PYGMY LAND.

NITOCRIS. GREEK LEGENDS OF RHODOPIS-NITOCRIS.

DECAY OF POWER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF MEMPHIS

AT THE END OF THE VITH DYNASTY

CHAPTER V.- SUMMARY OF THE IVTH, VTH AND VITH

DYNASTIES. LIMITS OF EGYPTIAN RULE. NARAM-
SIN AND THE BABYLONIANS. MAKAN. THE MENTI,
THE ANU (TROGLODYTES), THE SATI, THE HERU-SHĀ,
THE PETCHTI-Shu, THE

THEHENNU,

THE LIBU,

(LIBYANS), THE NEỊESU (NUBIANS). EXPEDITIONS

OF HER-KHUF. Punt. USE OF METALS. BRONZE

AGE.

. IRON. THE GREAT PYRAMID

THE

MAŞTABAS. THE SHÊKH AL-BALAD. EGYPTIAN

HOUSES. EARLY TEMPLES, РТА-НЕТЕР

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