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Army, discipline of the, i. 337, 338, 340. | Athor, the Persea the sacred tree of, ii.
standards of the, i. 342, 343.
return of the, See War.
Arrivals of guests at a party, i. 73-76,
Arrows, length of, i. 353.
of reed, i. 352, 353; ii. 30.
tipped with metal, or with flint, i.
with flint heads used by the Greeks
spare, i. 351, 352.
Athribis (or Crocodilopolis), i. 307.
with a metal blade, used by peas-
A'zrek means "black" as well as
golden statues at, ii. 243.
resemblance of, to Osiris, i. 285.
Ball, or bullet, the pointed, i. 358.
they mounted on each other's
Asp, or Agathodæmon, guarding a store-Balsam, ii. 27.
sacred to Neph (Nû, or Nûm), i.
Assemblies, the great, i. 280.
forty-two, ii. 376, 382.
Assyria, i. 308.
Assyrian art borrowed, and archaïc style
roud Sculptures and Cylinders.
Atesh, or Kadesh, fort of, i. 403.
Athenian coins of commerce had the old
type, ii. 151.
Bargains, length of time in concluding,
Barley, ii. 21. See Wheat, and Beer.
of women, ii. 211.
of workmen, ii. 212.
of shereefs and great men, ii. 212.
Baths, ii. 349.
Bats represented, i. 234.
Battle-axe, i. 362, 363.
with bronze blade and silver casing
to the handle, i. 363.
Athor, cow or heifer the emblem of, i. Battles formerly decided by hand-to-
260, 261, 299.
hand fighting, i. 364.
Venus of Egypt, i. 333.
Beads, ii. 64, 65, 339, 340.
Beans and other vegetables eaten, but | Boards, mode of joining two, ii. 111,
of the dead, or Baris, ii. 355.
Beef and goose favourite meats of the Boatmen of the fleet, or navy. See
Bedsteads, i. 72.
Egyptians, i. 66.
not wholesome, i. 66.
Beer, men drunk with, i. 54.
offered, i. 266.
called barley - wine, and zythos
(zythus), i. 53–55.
Bees and hives, i. 36.
taken on the Nile in boats, i. 36.
Beni Hassan, strange shields at, i. 348.
dwarfs and deformed persons at,
Berek. See Abrek.
going up and down the Nile, ii.
sails of, like those of China, but
of burthen, ii. 121, 122.
of large size only used during high
made of the papyrus, ii. 119-123.
of the papyrus safe against croco-
of papyrus not sent to India, as
of the Armenians covered with
of Egypt had no beaks, ii. 128.
lotus painted on, ii. 127.
-, eye on prow of, confined to the fu-
eye on Maltese and Indian, ii.
ornaments on head and stern of,
streamers of, ii. 127.
raised places at the head and stern
Boar, wild, in Egypt, i. 244.
pulleys, doubtful if used in, ii. 130,
, wild, eaten by some people about
Damietta, i, 244,
rigging of, ii. 130.
Boats, built with ribs, and little or no
with and without a cabin, ii. 123-
of burthen, cabins of, ii. 129.
sails of, how reefed and furled, i.
sails of, had yard at the top and
sails, had one yard in old times,
Bocchoris the Wise, a great legislator,
Body, reason for preserving the, ii.
Boiled meats seldom eaten by Homer's
Bottle held on the thumb, i. 165.
and vases stopped with leaves, i.
Bouquet of the Mareotic wine, i. 49.
among the offerings to the Gods, i.
Bow of the Koofa, i. 349.
mode of stringing the, i. 350.
and arrows for the chase, i. 221.
suspended at the side of a chariot,
Bread with seeds, i. 177, 179.
cakes of, in form of leaves, croco-
shape of rolls of, i. 176, 177, 179,
made of wheat, or barley, or doora,
error of Herodotus respecting
with taskmasters, as described in
Bricks led to the invention of the arch,
houses of crude, i. 6, 18; ii. 8.
-, captives and Egyptians made, ii.
made with, and without, straw, ii.
preserved to this day, ii. 194.
burnt, of Roman time, ii. 194.
stamped, ii. 195.
-, great use of, ii. 194, 195.
Jews made, but not represented
called Tobi, as in Arabic, ii. 197.
Bronze, or brass, cups, i. 82, 180.
blades elastic, i. 148; ii. 159.
-, use of, ii. 152-155.
-, gilt, ii. 146, 147, 159.
tools for cutting stone, ii. 156, 158.
raised more than any town, as a
Buildings. See Architecture.
-, oldest, were of limestone, ii. 305.
Bureaucratie in Egypt, ii. 176.
refused even to a king if bad, i.
Bushes dragged over the mud, ii. 11.
Buto, fête of Latona at, i. 296, 298.
a name found in the East, ii. 93.
Carchemish, defeat of Necho at, i. 309.
tools of the, ii. 111-114.
for travelling (or plaustrum), i. 384,
Cartonage of mummies, ii. 396, 397.
Castor oil, and castor-berry tree, ii. 23,
mode of extracting, ii. 23, 24.
wild, or chaus, i. 230, 246.
marked with a hot iron, i. 217,
Chariot with complete furniture, i. 376. | Children of priests, education of, i. 321.
held two persons, i. 368, 370.
the king had a "second," i. 371.
was of wood, i. 373.
bent pole of the, i. 374.
driver was on the off side of the,
-, parts of the, i. 375.
process of making a, i. 377, 378.
by curriers, i. 377.
makers, ii. 117.
's hair, ii. 328.
education of, ii. 226.
of common people, i. 322.
-, severity of duties of, ii. 225.
-, respect of, to parents, ii. 225.
Chinese bottles, ii. 68, 69, 70.
-, probable date of, ii. 70.
often blind, i. 94, 95.
bow and arrow, and spear cases Christian story offers fine subjects for
wheels of the, i. 379,
mode of fastening, and parts of the
had only two horses, i. 381.
or car in the Florence Museum, i.
with mules, i. 384, 385.
of the Rot-n-n, i. 376.
often a person of consequence, i.
Chariots of silver and gold, others paint-
guests arrived in, i. 73, 74, 76.
Charms, ii. 352.
-, or bullas, worn by children, ii.
Charon, origin of, ii. 375, 377.
a favourite pastime, i. 212.
in the grounds of grandees, and
and dyeing cloths, ii. 67.
Child, lock of hair indicative of a, i.
- accompanied its parents when fish-
art, ii. 294.
Clappers, or Crotala, i. 99, 100, 129, 130,
used in dances, i. 135.
Class 3d, huntsmen, gardeners, boat-
according to Herodotus, Diodorus,
kneaded by the foot, ii. 107.
Clover, dried, called in Arabic Drees, ii.
Club of rude shape, i. 364.
(lissán) or curved stick, i. 365.
Cock's head. See Rhyton.
of foreign woods, i. 19.
of real gold were of Darius, ii.
oldest silver, ii. 147, 150. See Gold.
Colossus on a sledge, at El Bersheh,