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Ushabti figure of the Scribe Pa - mer - aħu . . . . Ptah - Seker - Ausår figure with
stand for holding a portion of a mummied body or papyrus . . . . . . Ptah - Seker -
Ausår figure which held the papyrus of Anhai , a priestess of Åmen , about B . C ...
Figures in relief in a Mastaba at Gizeh . . . West wall of a chamber in the tomb of
Ptaḥ - ḥetep Winnowing wheat . . . . . . . . Netting wild fowl . . Bakers making
bread . Cattle on the march . The Great Pyramid and the three small Pyramids .
Chapters on Egyptian Funereal Archaeology Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge.
PAGE . 210 211 218 218 230 Pillows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ushabtiu figures . . . . . .
Ptah - Seker - Ausår figures . . . Sepulchral Boxes . . . 216 Funereal Cones or
The Serpent ' s Head eo The Disk and Plumes 8 PAGE . 265 265 265 The Frog . .
. . . 266 268 270 The Staircase . . . . . The Fingers . . . . . . Figures of the Gods :
Amen - Ra l . Amsung . . . . . . Ra ei . . . Heru ( Horus ) S . Menthu - Ra S D Heru -
Nehebka K uva Seker . . . Maihes : : : 294 295 295 : : : 297 298 298 Ta - urt (
Thoueris ) o Figures of Animals , etc . , sacred to the gods :Ape . . . . . . . . .
Hippopotamus Cow Lion Sphinx Bull Ram Cat Jackal Hare Hippopotamus
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'The Mummy' is an amazing book because it's so much more than a description of how, why and when Ancient Egyptians preserved their dead. Look just through the contents and you'll be amazed at the range of material - as if Wallis Budge had emptied a sackful of knowledge for the learner to pick through. Because that's it's best use, a source book on Ancient Egypt - as long as you remember it's dated and some ideas rejected.
The first few pages introduce and include a list of the nomes (districts) in hieroglyphics and transcriptions. The pages on Egyptian chronology, as well as reviewing problems oof disagreement ammong both sources and scholars includes a useful list of rulers - although the real jewel here, following a good basic history, is a list of 2 of the 5 names available of Pharaohs (hieroglyphics & transcriptions); this is a must for any visitor to inscriptions in museums or Egypt itself. A clear history of the decipherment of hieroglyphics is followed by a useful list of hieroglyphs, useful that is for those looking at REAL inscriptions.Then the book gets into mummies IN DETAIL but beware as, for example when dealing with ushabti, Budge will throw at you a whole paragraph of (untranslated) hieroglyphics - after all, you did read everything before that, didn't you? Then anything and everything is on offer - stelae, coffins, draught-boards,the gods, graves, numbers ..... As I said above it is a book to dpp into and not to read from cover to cover. And that's why I give it 4 stars
PS It's by far the most USEFUL of my books on Ancient Egypt
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The Mummy: Chapters on Egyptian Funereal Archaeology
Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge
Limited preview - 1964