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Dentists, ii. 350.
Desert, edge of the, cultivated, ii. 20.
Dido and the bull's hide, ii. 93. See
Dining, mode of, i. 167.
Dinner, they sat round a small table
number of dishes at, i. 167, 180.
preparation of, i. 165.
at noon, i. 73, 174, 179.
-, occupation of guests before, i. 76.
Dishes of various kinds, i. 167, 180.
Doctors, ii. 350-352.
-, feeling the pulse, ii. 352.
often appear to be chosen for
their ugliness, i. 231.
breeds of, i. 230, 231.
hunting with, i. 218.
coupled, i. 218, 219.
Dôm tree, or Theban palm, i. 56, 57.
fruit of the, like our ginger-
Doora, or holcus sorghum, bread of
plucked up by the roots, and
Doors, i. 13, 15-17, 28.
hinges, and keys, i. 15, 16.
, single and double valves, opened
inwards, i. 17.
sentences written over, i. 6.
of store-rooms for grain, i. 14, 32.
Doorways, i. 9, 15-17, 26.
Doqáq, of ground lupins, for washing,
Double pipe, i. 128, 129.
used in sacred music, i. 129.
Dramatic entertainments, Greek, i.
Draughts, game of, i. 189, 190, 191,
Drawing much studied in France, ii.
and sculpture preceded writing,
Dress, leopard skin, of the priests, i.
of a king and a queen, i. 317.
of priests, i. 319, 320, 333-335.
of mercenary troops, i. 337.
of the kings, i. 317; ii. 322-325.
simple, like that of a river god,
embroidered and coloured, ii.
with fringes, i. 333; ii. 91, 320,
history of, i. 307-309.
Menes, the first king of, i. 307.
Ames (or Amosis) became sole
Shepherds invaded, and were
lost all its conquests in Asia, i.
conquered by Cambyses, i. 309.
population of, i. 305.
had Ethiopians, Libyans, and
produce of, greater in old times,
-, no great encroachments of sand
some towns of, placed on the
glass. See Glass. See Etruscans
emblems, and crowns, of Upper
divisions of, at different times,
foreigners confined to certain
became commercial after the fall
-, long the dominant nation, and
foreign woods imported into, ii.
produced little wood for orna-
architecture, ii. 280-304.
architecture, all painted, ii. 290.
· painters and scribes, ii. 275, 276,
inkstands and sketches, ii. 276.
paintings on panel, ii. 277.
temples, subjects of the sculpture
colours, ii. 292, 293.
scribes with a pen behind the
figures drawn in squares, ii. 266,
figures often spirited, but want-
sculptures in low relief and in-
sculptures of a new style of Re-
sculpture, revival of, ii. 274.
fond of flowers, i. 19, 57.
fond of wine, i. 53.
fond of variety, i. 58; ii. 297.
sat on chairs, i. 58.
did not recline at meals, i. 58.
had only one wife, i. 5; ii. 224.
had some elegant vases, but ge-
had the guilloche, chevron, and
coated walls with stucco, ii. 291.
avoided uniformity and studied
had columns of different styles
skill of the, in drawing lines, ii.
pencils and brushes of the, ii. 275.
did not alter their style of draw-
deficient in taste, ii. 265-269,
drew animals better than men,
"all equally noble," ii. 357.
Elasticity of bronze, i. 154, 360; ii.
Electric fish, called in Arabic Raad
Electrum, coins of, ii. 150.
-, supposed reason for, ii. 380.
Emblems offered, i. 260.
sacred and other, i. 257.
brews, Babylonians, and Romans,
Embroidery, with gold, ii. 81.
Encaustum, the colours burnt in, ii. 70.
African, i. 402, 403, 404.
heads of, represented on win-
Epact, the five days of the. See Days.
Epaphus, clean oxen belonged to, i.
Ethiopia, Jupiter going into, i. 269.
a princess of, coming to an
Evil, ii. 372.
Europe had an indigenous population,
Europeans differ from Asiatics, i. 303.
in eating and drinking, i. 173.
Eye of Osiris, i. 257.
signifying "Egypt," i. 244, 257.
Falchion, Shopsh, or Khopsh, i. 361.
investiture to the office of, i. 283.
's trade followed by a son. See
some pet animal tied to the leg of
Embroidery of the Egyptians, He- Fauteuils, i. 60, 61, 62
Figs, i. 54.
-, sycamore, 44, 57, 181, 259. See
and grapes, fond of, i. 181.
Figure. See Foot, the standard for
Firmán, or royal order; custom of
First fruits, offerings of the, i. 274,
Fish not eaten by the priests, i. 322.
-, sacred, i. 254; ii. 191, 192.
Fish, dried, ii. 181, 189, 190.
of Egypt regretted by the Is-
electric. See Electric.
of the sea not appreciated, ii.
Fishponds, i. 37, 215.
Fisheries, revenue from the, ii. 193.
, they sat on a mat, or in a chair,
with a fly unknown, i. 239.
--nets and leads of, ii. 187-189.
i. 19, 57.
bowl crowned with, i. 80.
of the lotus much used for chap-
tables decked with, i. 57.
in the paintings, ii. 36.
"immortelles," placed in the
Flute, length of the Egyptian, i. 127.
of reed, bone, wood, or ivory, i.
not allowed in the rites of
Games, various, i. 192-207.
of single-stick, i. 206, 207.
Garlands or chaplets, i. 57, 79-81.
Gazelle, i. 214-216, 219, 220, 223–225,
Geese, boxes in the form of, i. 161.
- potted, ii. 185.
beads, ii. 64, 65. See Beads.
discovery or invention of, ii. 60.
counterfeits of precious stones,
shows advance of luxury, ii. 65.
mosaics of pictures in Venice, ii.
false emeralds of, ii. 63, 64.