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Inundation as described by Virgil
makes the villages of the Delta
height of the, ii. 8, 9.
same height as of old, ii. 8, 9.
-, plough and hoe used after the,
now rises high above the base of
bench of, ii. 30, 203.
the Arch Judge chief of, ii. 203,
figure of, i. 272.
Juvenile offenders, ii. 215.
Kanaan (Canaan), i. 403.
and our churches, ii. 302.
or Amun-Khem, or Amun-Re
or Pan, i. 286.
Khita, or Sheta, i. 399, 401.
supposed to be the Hittites, i.
fort of the, called Atesh or
bridges over a river and ditch
Khonfud, or clod-crushing machine,
Killed, hands of the, i. 373.
feelings towards the, i. 310.
either of the priestly or of the
duties of the, i. 312.
King could do no wrong, and never
-, prayer for the, and praise of the,
mourning for the death of the,
people could prevent the, being
Gods laid their hands on the,
passing through towns on his
sacrificed daily in the temple, i.
confidential advisers, or minis-
respect for, ii. 226.
was judge, ii. 202.
could commute punishments, ii.
wore his helmet or a wig in
cooks and others in the, i. 177,
Knee, bow the. See Bow, see Abrek.
Knives, stone. See Stone and Metal.
cutter, holding strap with his
-, great use of, ii. 105.
Lentils, much eaten, i. 167, 177, 181.
supposed by Strabo to be im-
of Pelusium, famous, i. 167.
Leopard's spotted skin suspended on
of wine, i. 265.
vases used in, i. 266.
Life given to the king, i. 277.
sign of, taken by the Christians
-, or Crux ansata, i. 257.
mode of, account given before
Light armed troops, arms of, i. 368
Limestone used in the oldest Egyptian
Linen corslet of Amasis, ii. 80.
experiments respecting, ii. 73.
peculiarity in the manufacture
threads double, ii. 76.
threads coloured before worked
cloths fringed, ii. 77, 91, 320,
beauty of texture of, ii. 75, 76.
selvages of, dyed with Indigo, as
dresses worn by votaries of Isis
the word expɩns, “sincere,"
different qualities of, ii. 80. See
Linus, song of, i. 97.
formerly in Syria and Greece, i.
hunting, i. 224; ii. 341.
Lions trained for the chase, i. 221.
killed by Amunoph III., i. 224.
Liturgies. See Services.
Lively character of the Egyptians, i.
Locust in the sculptures, i. 234.
rude, but the work fine, ii. 75.
Lots, casting of, i. 196.
Lotus, i. 34, 36, 57; ii. 29. See Nufar.
eaten, i. 168; ii. 3.
a symbol, i. 257.
presented to guests, i. 79.
a favourite flower, i. 57.
or nelumbium, not represented
or Lotos, of Cyrene (a thorny
Luxury increasing, led to debt, ii. 219.
ornamented with heads of ani-
number of strings of the, i. 115.
construction of the, i. 115-117.
seums, i. 116, 117.
or Kisírka, of Nubia, i. 117.
mode of tuning the, i. 117.
other instruments resembling
-, standing, i. 119, 120.
of three strings really a guitar,
of 18 strings, i. 115.
with many strings might be in-
Maabdeh, crocodile mummies at,
Maces, weapons with metal head, i.
Machine for crushing clods. See
Magic, by a boy, &c., ii. 352, 353.
Mándara, or reception-room, i. 10.
Manufactures of Egypt, ii. 247, 255.
of the army home after war,
Mareotis belonged to Egypt, ii. 229.
with sisters, ii. 224.
Marriages of the Egyptian royal
family with foreigners, i. 308.
Masara, quarries of El, ii. 306.
Mast of the old ships of Egypt was
Master and mistress of the house sat
Maut, the abstract idea of mother, i.
"proceeded from herself," or her
Measure of land, of length (stadium),
of liquids, ii. 261.
- for grain, made of wood, ii. 167.
Men and women sat together at a
Menes first king of Egypt, i. 307.
changed the course of the Nile,
science before the time of, ii.
Amun of Ptolemaic time would
Mercury, the inventor of the lyre and
Egyptian conquests in, i. 308.
Mesoré, offering in the month of, i.
Metal implements of Egypt and
stones used for arms and tools
, inlaying of. See Damaskening.
Metallurgy, skill in, ii. 133, 136, 156,
carried to perfection in Egypt
punishments, i. 418.
bands of music, i. 104.
Mina, men, or mna, weight, ii. 259, 260.
Ministers and confidential advisers of
Minos, acus, and Rhadamanthos,
Mirrors of metal, ii. 346, 347.
the sacred bull of Heliopolis, i.
revenues from the fish of the
Money, sheep and oxen valued as, ii.
formerly taken by weight, ii.
in rings, ii. 149.
Persian, the first coined, in
oldest coined, ii. 150. See Gold..
Monkey, or other pet, tied to the leg of
Monkies assisting to gather fruit, i.
in Abyssinia held torches, i. 44.
Months originally lunar, i. 299; ii. 252.
erroneously supposed to be re-
was the god Thoth, i. 328. See
of the child found in Asia,
chief, or type of mourning, ii.
Mud, after the inundation, bushes
of the Nile. See Nile and Allu-
Mulkuf on houses, i. 6.
Mummies, making coffins and ban-
embalming of, ii. 383, 387.
of poor people, ii. 365.
strewed over the ground by
different qualities of, ii. 391-396.
cloths, of linen, some coarse, ii.
Mummy pit. See Vignette, ii. 400.
Mummy's head seen in the coffin at
of a parent by a son, ii. 209.
false, probably a glass-porce-
hired, i. 96.
great number of Jewish, i. 96.
Myos Hormos, port on the Red Sea,
Mysteries, greater and less, i. 321.
Nabl, or viol, of the Jews, i. 121,
Nahrayn, i. 397. See Mesopotamia.
after drinking, i. 144.
Nations gifted with certain qualities,
Natron lakes, nome of Nitriotis, i.
Natural productions for decorative
objects, the Greeks preferred
the vivifying and producing
indebted to the Phoenicians, ii.
Navy included in the army, i. 311.
Nebris, or fawn of Bacchus, taken