A popular account of the ancient Egyptians. Revised and abridged from [Manners and customs of the ancient Egyptians].

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Contents

Part 1 Shoemakers
105
Fullers
106
Potters earthenware vases
108
Carpenters tools and the basket that held them
112
Veneering and the use of glue
114
Different boxes
116
Bandaging mummies and making the cases
118
399 Making a papyrus boat
120
CHAPTER VIII
123
Boats for carrying cattle and goods
124
Boat of the Nile showing how the sail was fastened to the yards and the nature of the rigging
128
Goldsmiths fusing weighing and other processes
137
Goldsmiths
138
Blowpipe and small fireplace
139
Golden baskets in the tomb of Kemeses III
141
Jfabbaneh or public weighers and notaries
148
Kings of gold and silver
149
Vases of the time of Thothmes III 102
162
Flint knives
164
Pounding various substances in stone mortars with metal pestles
166
Vignette L Boats with coloured and embroidered sails from the tomb of Remeses III at Thebes
167
The fifth class Pastors poulterers shops fowlers fishermen labourers
168
Modern ovens for hatching eggs
170
Herdsmen and poulterers treating sick animals and geese
173
Geese brought and numbered
174
A deformed oxherd
175
Woodcut Page 416 Giving an account to two scribes of the stock on the estate
176
Herdsmen giving an account of the cattle
177
Cattle goats asses and sheep with their numbers over them
179
Birdtraps
180
Fishing and fowling scenes
181
Clapnets from the sculptures
183
A poulterers shop
184
Fowlers catching geese and poulterers
185
Fishing with ground bait
186
Fishing with a dragnet
187
Leads with part of a net
188
A sort of landingnet
189
Bringing in fish and preparing them for salting
190
The oxyrhinchus fish in bronze
191
A Bronze Lepidotus
192
Foreign captives employed in making bricks at Thebes
196
CHAPTER IX
262
Woodcut 444 Egyptian mode of drawing the human figure in squares on a wall showing the proportions during the 18th and 19th dynasties
266
A scribe writing on a tablet
276
Artists painting on a board and colouring a statue
277
Section of one of the southern grottoes of Beni Hassan
283
Columns of the northern grottoes of Beni Hassan
284
Five of the Egyptian orders of columns
285
450a The remaining three of the orders of columns
286
Heads of enemies once supporting something now removed
287
True and false arches mode of commencing a quarry
303
Removing a stone from the quarries of El Masara
306
Levelling and squaring a stone
313
Polishing granite statue
314
Bellows
316
Siphons used as early as 1430 B C
318
Mens dresses
321
Dress of the king
323
Headdresses
325
Wigs
326
Women carrying children
330
Sandals
331
Sandals and shoes
332
Dresses of women
334
Headdress of a lady
335
Hands of a wooden figure of a woman with many rings
336
Rings signets bracelets and earrings
338
Various necklaces
340
Combs found at Thebes
343
Boxes or bottles for holding the kohl for staining the eyelids
344
Needles pins and earrings
345
Metal mirrors Metal and even glass mirrors were also used at Rome but these differed from some of the Roman specula used as ornaments for rooms ...
346
Other metal mirrors
347
Priests and other persons of rank walking with sticks
348
A lady in the bath with her attendants
349
Doctors and patients or perhaps barbers
352
Exvotos
354
482 A boat or baris of the dead
355
F uneral rites Offerings to the dead TombsFuneral processions
356
A table with cakes and ducks
362
The mummys head seen at an open panel of the coffin
368
A stone scarabaeus with silver wings
395

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