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260 The Papyrus Sceptre i 261 The Pillow Y The Heart ☆ . . . 262 The Ånch t . . .
263 The Utchat po . . . The Nefer . The Sam W . . . . . 264 The Horizon © . . . 264
The Shen e . . . 264 The Crown of the North ☺ „ „ South Q . . . The Menat B . .
... he engaged the enemy , who seeing that the Egyptian king himself was fighting
against them , lost all heart , and leaping down from their chariots , decorated
with gold and silver , fled to Megiddo , throwing away their arms as they went .
Thou hast washed thy heart on the barbarians , Rā has defined thy boundaries . ”
Seti then sailed up to Thebes , where he presented his captives and booty to the
gods in the temples there . From the lists of vanquished peoples inscribed by ...
ŠV otvoros ( 81001 ) “ Says Rā , I give to thee all lands and foreign countries with
rest of heart , O king of the north and south , Usr - maāt - Rā - setep - en - Rā , |
Hermann , p . 146 , 11 . 12 - 22 ; Bachmann , p . 838 , 11 . 31 - 37 . ? Liber XVII .
At the age of Early life and studies two he could read fluently , and before he was
four he had of Young read the Bible through twice . At the age of six , he learnt by
heart in six weeks Goldsmith ' s Deserted Villinge . When not quite seven years ...
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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