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A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians, Volume 2
John Gardner Wilkinson
Affichage du livre entier - 1878
18th dynasty according adopted Alnwick Castle animals appear Arab arch Beni Hassan blue boats body bricks bronze cloth colour columns confined cubits custom deceased Diodorus dresses dynasty early Egyp Egypt Eileithyias embalmed emblem employed evidently feet figures found at Thebes frequently funeral glass gold and silver granite Greece Greeks Hassan head Heptanomis Herodotus hieroglyphics imitation inches introduced inundation invention iron kind king land length linen lower Lower Egypt manufacture mentioned metal mode modern Egyptians monuments mummy Museum Nile Nilometer ornaments Osiris paintings papyrus period persons Pharaoh Philoteras piece Plin Pliny present day priests probably Ptolemies purpose Pyramids quantity quarries Remeses represented ring Romans rope round sails says scribe sculptures side sometimes Sown statue stone Strabo supposed talents talents weight taste temple Thebaïd Thebes Thoth Thothmes threads tion tombs upper various vases weight wood Woodcut wooden
Page 100 - And they shall turn the rivers far away ; and the brooks of defence shall be emptied and dried up : the reeds and flags shall wither. The paper reeds by the brooks, by the mouth of the brooks, and every thing sown by the brooks, shall wither, be driven away, and be no more.
Page 134 - Every thing that may abide the fire, ye shall make it go through the fire, and it shall be clean : nevertheless it shall be purified with the water of separation : and all that abideth not the fire ye shall make go through the water.
Page 201 - Asos, aged about 40, of middle size, sallow complexion, cheerful countenance, long face, and straight nose, with a scar upon the middle of his forehead, for 601 pieces of brass; the sellers standing as brokers, and as securities for the validity of the sale.
Page 81 - And thou shalt set the table without the veil, and the candlestick over against the table on the side of the tabernacle toward the south : and thou shalt put the table on the north side. 36 And thou shalt make a screen for the door of the Tent, of blue, and purple, and scarlet, and fine twined linen, the work of the embroiderer.
Page 79 - And all the women that were wise-hearted, did spin with their hands, and brought that which they had spun, the blue, and the purple, the scarlet, and the fine linen.
Page 265 - Deficient in conception, and above all in a proper knowledge of grouping, they were unable to form those combinations which give true expression ; every picture was made up of isolated parts, put together according to some general notions, but without harmony, or preconceived effect. The human face, the whole body, and everything they introduced, were composed in the same manner, of separate members placed together one by one according to their relative situations : the eye, the nose, and other features...
Page 140 - The ornaments in gold found in Egypt consist of rings, bracelets, armlets, necklaces, earrings, and numerous trinkets belonging to the toilet, many of which are of the time of Osirtasen I. and Thothmes III., about 3930, and 3290 years ago.
Page 381 - But if, when the sum of his deeds have been recorded, his virtues so far predominate as to entitle him to admission to the mansions of the blessed, Horus, taking in his hand the tablet of Thoth, introduces him to the presence of Osiris ; who, in his palace, attended by Isis and Nepthys, sits on his throne in the midst of the waters, from which rises the lotus, bearing upon its expanded flower the four Genii of Amenti.