The British Museum: Egyptian Antiquities, Volume 2

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Knight, 1836
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Pagina 99 - And forty days were fulfilled for him ; for so are fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed : and the Egyptians mourned for him threescore and ten days.
Pagina 340 - Fine linen with broidered work from Egypt was that which thou spreadest forth to be thy sail; blue and purple from the isles of Elishah was that which covered thee.
Pagina 352 - An Account of some recent Discoveries in Hieroglyphical Literature and Egyptian Antiquities; including the author's original Alphabet as extended by Mr. Champollion; with a Translation of five unpublished Greek and Egyptian Manu-scripts.
Pagina 345 - Ptolemy, which occurs eleven times in the Greek, and generally in passages corresponding to those of the enchorial text in their relative situation ; and by a similar comparison, the name of Egypt is to * Supp. Eucyc. Brit, article "Egypt.
Pagina 190 - Tinctorius of botanists: the colour, according to his experiments, resisted acids, but instantly yielded to very \veak alkalies, which, as he observes, is characteristic of safflower. The selvage of Egyptian cloths is generally strong, and some of them are bordered with blue stripes. From the chemical tests which he applied to these blue stripes, Mr. Thomson concludes that the colouring matter of them was indigo *. He describes a small pattern, about half an inch broad, as forming the edging of one...
Pagina 225 - This room is four feet longer than the one below ; in the latter, you see only seven stones, and a half of one, on each side of them ; but in that above, the nine are entire, the two halves resting on the wall at each end. The breadth is equal with that of the room below. The covering of this, as of the other, is of beautiful granite; but it is composed of eight stones instead of nine, the number in the room below.
Pagina 98 - The eyes only appeared to be slightly injured, because they were dried, and the pupil had shrunk in a little. The nose was pretty nearly in its natural state, very regularly formed, and very beautiful. The tongue was dry, and like a piece of parchment. The lips were thin, and the mouth small. The teeth appeared to be worn out through old age, and to have lost their sharpness, but they were all there, and seemed not to have been decayed.
Pagina 347 - The oval which resembles an eye without the pupil, means elsewhere 'to,' which in Coptic is E; the waved line is ' of,' and must be rendered N ; the feathers i ; the little footstool seems to be superfluous ; the goose is KE or KEN. Kircher gives us...
Pagina 189 - ... ripen, even before the capsule bursts, the cylindrical tubes collapse in the middle, and assume the form already described. This form and character the fibres retain ever after, and in that respect undergo no change through the operation of spinning, weaving, bleaching, printing, and dyeing, nor in...
Pagina 320 - ... contemptuous towards myself and many others. I retain a very pleasant recollection of our sojourn together at that delightful place, Moor Park. With my renewed thanks, I remain, my dear Sir, Yours sincerely, CH. DARWIN. * Professor Bain expounded his theory of Spontaneity in the essay here alluded to. It would be impossible to do justice to it within the limits of a foot-note. The following quotations may give some notion of it :— " By Spontaneity I understand the readiness to pass into movement...

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