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Epiphanes. The Roman has the title of guardian to the king. On the other side is a female head crowned with battlements, for the

city of Alexandria. (From the Pembroke coins.) Fig. 247. A coin of Ptolemy Epiphanes ; his crown is formed like rays of

light. (Visconti, Iconographie Grecque.) Fig. 248. An Egyptian ship with one sail and several rowers, for navigating

the Nile. Fig. 249. The name of Ptolemy Philometor, meaning, son of the two gods

Epiphanes, approved by Pthah and Horus, like Ra and Amun. Fig. 250. The name of Ptolemy Euergetes II. In the second oval, beloved by

Pthah, living for ever ; in the first oval, son of the gods Epiphanes,

approved by Pthah, like Ra, a living image of Amun. Fig. 251. The elevation of the portico of the temple of Antæopolis. (Descrip

tion de l’Egypte, iv. 56.). Fig. 252. View of the temple of Apollinopolis Magna. (Denon, pl. 58.) Fig. 253. Plan of the same. (J. Bonomi.) Fig. 254. Side elevation of the same. (J. Bonomi.) Fig. 255. Bas-relief of the Apotheosis of Homer in the British Museum. At

the top is seated either Jupiter on Mount Olympus, or the poet on Mount Parnassus. Beneath him stands a figure of Memory. Then follow the Nine Muses and the female Apollo. On a pedestal stands the critic, holding a book in his hand. In the second division Homer is seated, and crowned by the king and queen, who are known to be Philometor and his mother by the queen standing before the king. The figures in front of the poet are, Fable, History, Poetry, Tragedy, Comedy, Nature, Virtue,

Memory, Faith, and Wisdom.
Fig. 256. Hero's Steam Engine, copied from the manuscripts.
Fig. 257. Coin of Ptolemy Philometor. (Visconti, Iconographie Grecque.)

The palm-branch, in Greek Phønix, tells us that it was struck in
Phenicia, probably in Cyprus, called in hieroglyphics, the Island

of Phenicia. Fig. 258. View of the small temple of Athor in the island of Philæ. (Hector

Horeau.) Fig. 259. The figure of the Nile-god as Aquarius, in the Zodiac of the temple

of Dendera. (Denon, pl. 132.) fage xxxvi. The collar, the badge of office, is being placed on the

governor of a province. From a bas-relief in the British

Museuin. Fig. 260. Hebrew writing from the rock at Wady Mokatteb (Trans. R. Soc.

Lit., 1832):

ל דכרן עבג דכרן רע זר: דקן ניר דקא עם רק יהו רן חהך : שלם רע •

For a memorial Coffering] for Abeg, A memorial for his foreign companion (or concubine]. Keep alive the broken lamp of the rejected people, O Jehovah; Make (the nation] that has waited rejoice. A worthless peace offering.

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