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349; Citadel, 364; decoration of
mosques, 363; foundation of, 330;
Ibn al-Faricl born at, 352; Ibn Duq-
mtq's history of, 358; Ibn Wafa*
born at, 354; Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti
at, 355; military defences, 364;
present-day political importance,
370; quartzite found near, 144;
statue of the Awakening of Egypt
at> 392t under the Fa^imids, 367;
visibility of Sirius from, 3 n. 2.

Cairo fragment, importance for chrono-
logy, 5-6, 10.

cake-making, 158.

calcium carbonate, 155.

calendar: Alexandrine, 10; Arabic
(lunar), 163; business, 2; confusion
at Roman period, 9; Coptic (Ancient
Egyptian), 163; dekan, 162-3; m
Ebers papyrus, 180; evidence of
Palermo Stone and Cairo fragment,
5-6, 10; Gregorian, 3 n. 2, 7 n. r, 9
and n. i; Julian, 3 and n. 2, 4, 6,
7 n. i; of Lower and Upper Egypt,
7; official, or sliding, 2-3, 9, 10;
Saints' days, 7 n. i; Set, 6-7, 9-10;
Sothic, 5, 9; see also chronology.

caliph, see khalif.

calligraphy, 90, 92-3, 251, 361-3.

Callimachus, 65, 255-6, 339, 343.

Cambridge Ancient History , 239 nn. 1-2.

Cambridge Companion to Greek Studies,

Cambyses, King, 50, 236, 354.       [54.

camel, the, 381.

Canaan, 66, 224, 240-1.

Canaanite bull-worship, 239,

Canaanites, 225.

canals, 126.

Canopic chest, 105.

canvas base for painting, 156.

capita (the capiiatio)f 273, 335.

capital punishment, 206.

Capito, 279.

Cappadocia, Assyrian traders in, 29;
Croesus in, 50; inhabitants of, 31;
metal from, 29, 46.

Cappadocian Fathers, 301.

Caracalla, 273.

Carchemish, 32, 42, 46, 49, 232.

carpenters' tools, 138, pi. 21.

carpentry,  137-8.

carpet-making, 366,
Caspian Sea, 46.
Cassiopeia, constellation (figure with
arms extended), 162.
Cassiterides, tin islands, 44.
Cassites,  mountain tribesmen, 31-2,
41-2.
casts from life, as basis for portrait
heads, 105.
catchwords, in inscriptions, 96.
Catholicism, 341-2.
Cattaui medical papyrus, 184,
cattle census, 125.
Caucasus mountains, 46.
Caucasus region, Southern, metal from,
cedar, 26-7, 44, 137.                    [23.
Celsus, 305.
Celtic Church of Ireland, 325.
cemeteries, 81-2*
census, 278.
ceramics, see pottery,
cereals, 158.
ceremonial pavilion, 92.
ceremonies, ritual, 92.
chairs, 92, 130.
Chalcedon, Council of, 327, 340.
chalcedony, 155.
'Chalcolithic' period, 21.
Chaldaea, 49.
Chaldaeans (Babylonians), 29,30,41-2,
46, 233.
chalk, 156.
Chambers, F. P., 114.
Champollion, J. F., 53, 98, no.
charcoal, 155.
chariot, 33.
chariot-building, 138.
chariot wheels, 121,130.
Chariton, 266.
charms, 387-8.
charta Borgiana, 249-50.              [92.
Cheops, King, 25, 76,93-5; his mother,
Chephren, King, 25, 83, 94, 117.
Chester-Beatty Papyri, 70,182-3,187,
262.
children, exposure of, 272.
China, 130, 361.
chisels, 138,143, pi. 23.
Chnum, 243.
Christian literature, papyrus additions
to, 261-5.