The Mummy: Chapters on Egyptian Funereal Archaeology (Google eBook)

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University Press, 1894 - Egypt - 404 pages
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Page 55 - After all this, when Josiah had prepared the temple, Necho king of Egypt came up to fight against Charchemish by Euphrates : and Josiah went out against him. 21. But he sent ambassadors to him, saying, What have I to do with thee, thou king of Judah ? I come not against thee this day, but against the house wherewith I have war : for God commanded me to make haste : forbear thee from meddling with God, who is with me, that he destroy thee not.
Page 48 - And it came to pass, in the fifth year of king Rehoboam, that Shishak king of Egypt came up against Jerusalem : and he took away the treasures of the house of the LORD, and the treasures of the king's house ; he even took away all : and he took away all the shields of gold which Solomon had made.
Page 55 - What have I to do with thee, thou king of Judah ? I come not against thee this day, but against the house wherewith I have war : for God commanded me to make haste : forbear thee from meddling with God, who is with me, that he destroy thee not. Nevertheless Josiah would not turn his face from him, but disguised himself, that he might fight with him, and hearkened not unto the words of Necho from the mouth of God, and came to fight in the valley of Megiddo. And the archers shot at king Josiah ; and...
Page 26 - ... upon his despair of taking the place by that siege, they came to a composition with them, that they should leave Egypt and go, without any harm to be done...
Page 5 - The second stage, in which two or more roots coalesce to form a word, the one retaining its radical independence, the other sinking down to a mere termination, I call the Terminational Stage.
Page 176 - At the expiration of the seventy days they wash the corpse, and wrap the whole body in bandages of flaxen cloth, smearing it with gum, which the Egyptians commonly use instead of glue. After this the relations, having taken the body back again, make a wooden case in the shape of a man, and having made it, they enclose the body ; and thus, having fastened it up, they store it in a sepulchral chamber, setting it upright against the wall.
Page 23 - HYC, according to the sacred dialect, denotes a king, as is Sos, a shepherd ; but this according to the ordinary dialect ; and of these is compounded HYCSOS : but some say that these people were Arabians.
Page 332 - Nile, others he ordered to receive the stones when transported in vessels across the river, and to drag them to the mountain called the Libyan. And they worked to the number of a hundred thousand men at a time, each party during three months. The time...
Page 177 - Those who, avoiding great expense, desire the middle way, they prepare in the following manner. When they have charged their syringes with oil made from cedar, they fill the abdomen of the corpse without making any incision or taking out the bowels, but inject it at the fundament ; and having prevented the injection from escaping, they steep the body in...
Page 26 - Syria; but that as they were in fear of the Assyrians, who had then the dominion over Asia, they built a city in that country which is now called...

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