File NEWB5/1/09 - Research material relating to Andjety and Bat/Hathor

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NEWB5/1/09

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Research material relating to Andjety and Bat/Hathor

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1 cm, 1 folder

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Research material relating to Andjety, Bat/Hathor and the symbol of the 7th nome of Upper Egypt, including material relating to a hypothesis by Newberry that the symbol of Hathor is a cow's uterus, and that the symbol of Andjety is a goat's uterus.

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  • Photograph of statue of nome triad: King, Hathor Mistress of the Sycamore and bat-fetish nome goddess (Cairo Museum, JE 46499) (TopBib iii.28)
  • Photographs of a predynastic pot featuring dancing figures with headresses bearing the 'cow horn' symbol (British Museum, EA 35502)
  • Drawings and tracings of a cow's uterus
  • Rubbing, drawing and tracing of the 'Gerzeh palette' featuring Bat symbol (Cairo Museum, CG 34173)
  • Drawings showing the head dress of Andjety and the similarity to the shape of a female goats uterus
  • Drawings of symbols of Bat and the similarity to the shape of a cow's uterus
  • Letter from L. Pugh, Department of Agriculture, relating to the reproductive organs of a goat, 5 Aug 1921
  • Notes relating to the symbol representing the bicornate uterus of animals [F45]
  • Notes relating to the sistrum
  • Draft, notes and draft correspondence on the symbol of the 7th nome of Upper Egypt
  • Notes on identification of symbol believed by Victor Loret to be the standard of the 7th nome of Upper Egypt and the symbol of Hathor
  • Notes on the standard or ensign as it appears on predynastic pottery
  • Notes on shepherds
  • Notes on the girdle tie and Tjet amulet also known as the Isis knot
  • Notes on 'split totems' or the worship of parts of animals
  • Cutting of Griffith, F., 'Notes on Mythology: Eileithyia in Egypt. The God of Busiris. Hermes Trismegistus', in Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology, (1899) (OEB 140774)
  • Notes on Astarte

Notes include reference to NB [Notebook] 35, NB 38, and NB 41.

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