A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians: From His Larger Work, by Sir J. Gardner Wilkinson. Illustrated with Five Hundred Woodcuts, Volume 2
J. Murray, 1874
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A Popular Account of the Ancient Egyptians: From His Larger Work ..., Volume 1
Sir John Gardner Wilkinson
Affichage du livre entier - 1874
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Page 136 - And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing : and Moses' anger waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of his hands, and brake them beneath the mount.
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 - Nechutes the less, the son of Asos, aged about forty, of middle size, sallow complexion, cheerful countenance, long face, and straight nose, with a scar upon the middle of his forehead.
Page 81 - And they did beat the gold into thin plates, and cut it into wires, to work it in the blue, and in the purple, and in the scarlet, and in the fine linen, with cunning "work.
Page 153 - Through all their inmost winding caves resound. Scared we receded. Forth with frantic hand, He tore and dash'd on earth the gory brand : Then calls the Cyclops, all that round him dwell, With voice like thunder, and a direful yell. From all their...
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 205 - Septuagint translation, implying " truth," and bearipg a further analogy in its plural termination. And what makes it more remarkable, is that the chief priest of the Jews, who, before the election of a king, was also the judge of the nation, was alone entitled to wear this honorary badge ; and the Thummim, like the Egyptian figure, was studded with precious stones of various colours.
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.