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Download PDF by Marshall. Clagett: Ancient Egyptian Science: A Source Book, Vol. 1: Knowledge

By Marshall. Clagett

ISBN-10: 0871691841

ISBN-13: 9780871691842

This quantity, the 1st of 3 volumes describing the foremost features of historic Egyptian technological know-how, concentrates at the starting place and improvement of hieroglyphic writing, the scribal occupation, and quasi-learned associations in historic Egypt. Professor Clagett has paid specific recognition to the so-called Palermo Stone, the earliest annals composed in Eygpt.

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2), Gods of the Shrine of the South (Pv, lin. 2, Nr. , Nr. , lin. 3, Nr. , Nr. 2; lin. 4, Nr. , lin. 4, Nr. , Nr. , lin. 5, Nr. 2). There are also numerous festivals and ceremonies which are general or ambiguous, or where the gods to whom they are dedicated are not known. For example, mention is made of a Festival of Desher (nn. 15, 31), of the "Censing the Decapitated Folk" (n. ]; see nn. 16, 85). 1 abides" (n. 69), for if the reign in which this took place is correctly identified as Nebka’s, then we have here the earliest reference to a stone building in ancient Egypt (though stone was used for flooring, stairs, gates, and portcullis blocking in the first dynasty).

Nr. , lin. 3, Nr. , Nr. 2; lin. 4, Nr. , lin. 4, Nr. , Nr. , lin. 5, Nr. 2). There are also numerous festivals and ceremonies which are general or ambiguous, or where the gods to whom they are dedicated are not known. For example, mention is made of a Festival of Desher (nn. 15, 31), of the "Censing the Decapitated Folk" (n. ]; see nn. 16, 85). 1 abides" (n. 69), for if the reign in which this took place is correctly identified as Nebka’s, then we have here the earliest reference to a stone building in ancient Egypt (though stone was used for flooring, stairs, gates, and portcullis blocking in the first dynasty).

Nr. 41 [Nile height:] 8 cubits, 3 fingers. Nr. e. e. 42 [Nile height:] 3 cubits, 1 span. Nr. )] The Year of the Second Occurrence of the Festival of Djet (Uto or Wadjet). [Nile height:] 5 cubits, 2 palms. Nr. )1 The Year of the Festival of Sokar [celebrated] behind (or at) the Castle [called] "Seats of the Gods"43 [Nile height:! 5 cubits, 1 palm, 2 fingers. Nr. 44 [Nile height:] 4 cubits, 2 palms. Nr. 45 [Nile height:! 2 cubits. Nr. )] The Year of the [King’s?! Sojourn (or Station) on the Lake of the Temple of Harsaphes in Heracleopolis.

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