« PrécédentContinuer »
Fêtes of the peasants during the high | Flowers presented as offerings, i. 257-
Nile, ii. 52. See Festivals.
Fig trees and vines, i. 41, 57.
-, sycamore, 44, 57, 181, 259. See
Figs, 1. 54.
fond of, i. 181.
and grapes on altars, i. 262.
in a basket, the hieroglyphic signi-
Figl (or Raphanus), i. 167, 259, 323.
of drawing the human, ii. 266.
First fruits, offerings of the, i. 274,
Fish not eaten by the priests, i. 322.
-, great consumption of, ii. 189, 193.
of Egypt regretted by the Israel-
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.
comb for preparing, ii. 90, 91.
nets of string, made of, ii. 95.
Flaxman, the great taste of, ii. 289.
Flute, length of the Egyptian, i. 127.
not allowed in the rites of Osiris
Minerva's aversion for the, i. 127.
of the peasants, i. 167; ii. 3.
of poor people simple and cheap, i.
"Fool or a physician at forty," origin
Foot, watering with the, i. 34.
-, standard, or unit for the human
Foreleg and shoulder, called "the chosen
Forks not used at dinner, i. 181.
known to the Jews and Etruscans,
used in an Egyptian kitchen, i.
of wood used by the peasants, ii.
dog, i. 231.
Fringes on dresses (sometimes sewed
on), ii. 91, 322. See Dresses with | Glass counterfeits of precious. stones,
Fruit in wicker baskets, i. 43.
gathering, i. 40, 41, 43, 44.
Fruit trees, i. 36, 55, 57.
Fruits on the altar, i. 259.
Fullers, ii. 106.
Funerals, mourners at, ii. 366.
Funerals of kings, ii. 366.
-, some grand, ii. 366–373.
Furniture of Egyptian rooms, i. 58-72.
-, extremity of the, artificially irri-
remains of vineyards on the west-
wild boars found in the, i. 244.
GAME, preserves for, i. 37.
parks and covers for, i. 215.
of single-stick, i. 206, 207.
board of, found by Dr. Abbott, i.
Garlands or chaplets, i. 57, 79–81.
Geese, boxes in the form of, i. 161.
fed, i. 215.
potted, ii. 185.
Geometry, i. 321.
-, arithmetic, and astronomy, ii. 319.
Gladiators not employed in Egypt, i.
Glass, early use of-blowers, bottles and
bottles of various colours, ii. 60.
- beads, ii. 64, 65.
beads rarely found with a name,
discovery or invention of, ii. 60.
ii. 60, 63. See Precious Stones.
mosaics of pictures in Venice, ii.
false emeralds of, ii. 63, 64.
applied to various uses, ii. 65.
-, cut, ground, and cast, ii. 67,
bottles inclosed in wicker casing,
lamps, ii. 71, 72.
Glazed tiles in Egypt, ii. 287, 292.
brought by the Rot-ǹ-n, i. 397.
Goats browsing on vines after the vint-
God, division of, into various attributes,
spirit of, was Nef, Nû, Nûm, or
-, or Goddess, with several names,
Gods of Egypt, i. 327, 328, 330, 331.
nature, i. 332, 333.
worshipped throughout Egypt, i.
of different cities, i. 331, 332.
Gold in Egpyt and in Britain, and quartz
wire, ii. 82.
workers, ii. 137, 138.
-, great use of, for ornaments, ii. 138,
hieroglyphic signifying, ii. 149.
fusing, ii. 139.
washing ore of, ii. 139.
vases of, ii. 140, 141.
mines of Egypt and Ethiopia in
of Australia and California, ii. 143.
Gold mines described by Diodorus, ii. | Grain of "seven plenteous years" laid
cruelty to people condemned to
at first used very pure, ii. 145.
used for overlaying humbler mate-
-, greater use of, for ornamental pur-
rings of, as money, ii. 149.
ed, ii. 149.
up, shows the abundance of, ii. 3.
exported and belonging to govern-
Granaries, i. 13, 31, 32; ii. 43, 46.
stunning the crystals of, ii. 157.
imitation of, ii. 292.
walls cased with, ii. 292.
count-Gratitude of the Egyptians, ii. 227.
darics of Persia, ii. 150.
fetters of, in Ethiopia, ii. 155.
of Spain, ii. 240, 242.
and silver, relative value of, at dif-
See Precious Metals, Wealth,
and Jewellery, ii. 243, 244.
-, quantity of in ancient countries,
teeth stopped with, ii. 350.
of David and Solomon, ii. 243.
Greece, pictures of, ii. 278, 279.
in its infancy, when Egypt had
borrowed from Egypt, ii. 264, 283.
Greek temples traced from wooden
lyres. See Lyres.
instruments, name of, i. 126.
mercenaries in Egypt, i. 309.
pictures in temples and galleries,
emblem of the God Seb, i.
architecture at first simple, ii.
towns wanted lofty buildings, i.
Ionic, and Corinthian capitals, ii.
and Egyptian temples of a differ-
architecture and bas-reliefs colour-
Greeks claimed discoveries of others,
Harvest home, i. 282.
the modern oven for, ii. 170-172.
cut off first, i. 170, 263.
placed on altars and taken to the
said by Herodotus not to have
-, imprecations on the, as on the
Heads of Egyptians, hard, ii. 328.
Hearse of the dead, ii. 368, 373, 375.
Heliopolis, wine not taken into the tem-
Re, the Sun, was the God of, i.
Mnevis, the sacred bull of, i.
Heliopolis said to have been founded by | Houses, they slept in summer on the
Arabs (or a Semitic race), i. 302.
Helmet, quilted, i. 365, 366.
with crest, from Asia, i. 366.
Henneh, ii. 345.
Heracleopolis, i. 243.
Hermæ of Greece not the origin of
Hermes, books of, i. 274; ii. 251. See
-, or Mercury, ii. 228. See Thoth.
roofs of, i. 7.
-, small, i. 13.
large, i. 20, 24, 27, 29.
of priests, luxurious, i. 7, 322.
tombs, and temples painted, ii.
painted, in Greece, ii. 278.
of the 3rd class. See Class 3rd.
caught, i. 213, 224.
JACKAL, i. 227, 246.
Javelin lighter than the spear, i. 355.
Ibex, i. 227, 247.