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- experiments respecting, ii. 73.
peculiarity in the manufacture
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 ειλικρινής, "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.
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
except by the Romans, i. 57.
or Lotos, of Cyrene (a thorny
tree, an acacia), ii. 121.
Lowbgeh, or palm wine, i. 55.
Luxury increasing, led to debt, ii. 219.
ornamented with heads of ani-
, number of strings of the, i. 115.
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
Masara, quarries of El, ii. 306.
Mast of the old ships of Egypt was
Master and mistress of the house sat
on one chair, i. 145.
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.
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.
Minervas, several, i. 329.
Ministers and confidential advisers of
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
from the spotted leopard-skin sus-
Necho lost all the conquests of Egypt
and jewellery offered in the
Nectanebo, i. 309.
Neith, i. 296, 298, 328. See Minerva.
-only represented by the Romans,
Nepenthes probably the Hasheesh (or
Netpe, i. 181, 256; ii. 396, 397. See
Netting needles, ii. 91, 95.
Nets of different kinds, i. 214.
enclosing part of the desert, i.214.
of very fine quality, ii. 80.
for fishing. See Fishing-nets.
Nile, valley of the, has more arable
deposit the sanie throughout its
water, fattening properties of
water red and green at the begin-
water laid up in jars before it is
white and Blue, properly
fertilizing properties of the, ii.
daily rise according to the, ii.
sculptures, cruelty of the Assy-
mables not so old as some have
ornaments, i. 152, 153.
ornaments late compared to those
Nisroch, the head of a bird on a vase
Nofre (or Nofr), Atmoo, i. 256, 284,
Nomes of Egypt, furnishing soldiers,
-, thirty-six, afterwards fifty-three,
like the Roman tribulum, ii. 48.
or public scribes punished for
Nû, Nûm, Noub, Nef, Neph, or Kneph
offering of, i. 259, 260.
on heads of guests, i. 77, 78.
of various kinds, i. 259; ii. 23,
found in jars in the tombs, i.
, pots of different materials for
sagdas, or psagdæ, i. 259; ii. 342.
soldiers carried a twig of, at
Ombos (Ombite nome), i. 242.
offered and eaten, i. 323, 324.
i. 324; ii. 357.
Osiris, history of, the great mystery,
the abstract idea of good, or
before 18th dynasty only kings
after that time all good men
souls of good men returned to,
remarkable and peculiar cha-
eye of, i. 244, 257; ii. 127, 367,
-, sceptres of, i. 257, 266; ii. 381.
of, i. 264.
or Bacchus, i. 286. See Bacchus.
rites of, i. 129, 279, 301.
mummies in form of, ii. 383, 385.
wooden figure of, brought to
-, allegories connected with the
the original Sesostris, i. 307.
Ostrich feathers and eggs, i. 224.
caught for its eggs and plumes,
Oxen for sacrifice not necessarily free
clean, belonged to Epaphus, or
Oxyrhinchus, city of, i. 307.
fish, i. 254; ii. 191.
Paamylia, i. 286.
Painted walls and panels, i. 19-21.
Painters, and carvers in stone, dis-