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Full text of "The Legacy Of Egypt"

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Index

Crete: beginnings of Minoan civiliza-
tion, 23-4; downfall of, 40; Early
Minoan period, 12; Egyptian objects
found in, 30,115; trade with Egypt,
34; trade with Ugarit, 34; see also
Minoan culture.

criminal law and procedure, 206, 212.

crocodile, see Bootes.

Crocodilopolite nome, 273.

Croesus of Lydia, 50.

Crown control of land, 292.

crowns, 97.

Crusades, the, 330.

crystal, rock, 155.

crystalline limestone, 89.

cubit, 138; royal, 176.

Culpeper, 194.

culture, standard of, in Roman Em-
pire, 269.                              [61-2.

cuneiform alphabet, of Ras Shamra,

cuneiform script: Akkadian, 35, 36;
Babylonian, 62; Sumerian, 25, 26,
28, 31; tablets from Nuzi, 32.

currency, 126.

custom dues, 293, 295.

Cyaxares the Mede, 49.

cycles of time, 10, n, 14.

Cygnus, constellation (man with out-
stretched arms), 162.

Cynopolis, dejensor of, 338.

Cyperus papyrus, 136.

cypress, 137.

Cyprus, 51.

Cyrene, 316.

Cyril, 332.

Cyrus, King, 179.

Cyrus, patriarch, 345-6, 348.

Cyrus the Great of Anshan, 49, 50,

dagger, from Lachish, 59, 60, pi. i.
dahabiyah, representation of, 96.
Dahshur, 83, 92, 97, 148, 153-4.
daleth, Hebrew, 61.
al-Damamim, prosodist, 355.
Damascus, 42,43; Great mosque, 364;
State of, 47; 'Umayyad khalifs of,
al-Damiri, zoologist, 356.             [329.

Danube basin, 46.
Ddr al'Rutub al-Misriyya, 360.
Darius I, 50, 67,179, 210.
date-palms, for basketry, 129.

date wine, 158.
dates, 158.
David, King, 43, 225-6.
day, division into hours, 163-4.
dead: Army of the Dead, 94-5; cult of,
85-6; ritual images of, 94; see also
Book of the Dead,
death, poem in praise of, 77.
deb en, weight, 176.
Decian Itbelli, 263.
decimal numeration, 166.
Decius, Emperor, 305, 318.
decoration, faience, 91.
dediticii, 273.
dejensor, 338-9.
Defoe, Daniel, 80.
deification; see divine kingship.
Deir Abu Maqar, 322.
Deir el-Abyad, 320.
Deir el-Ahmar, 321.
el-Deir el-Bahari, 98-9, 118, 140, 142,
i53? Pis- *9» 21, 24.
Deir el-Ballas, 181.
Deir el-Medineh (Madinah), 103.
Deir Rifa, 322.
dekan calendar, 162-3, pi. 32.
delegatio, 335.
Delta, Nile, 6, 15, 27, 47, 51, 66, 116,
230,253,284; dynasty, 228; invaded
by the Hyksos, 220; people of, 124-5,
370; towns of, 49.
Dernes of Eupolis, 343.
Demetrius, bp. of Alexandria, 304,311.
Democritus of Abdera, 65.
demotic Greek writing, 378.
Den, King, 88.
desert, So-i, 91.
Desher, festival of, 10.
design, tradition in, 97.
deteriores MSS., 259.
Deuteronomic legislation, 236.
Deuteronomy, book of, 246, 253.
devil, the, 384, 388.
Dhorme, P., 62.
Dhu '1-Nun al-Mi§ri, mystic, 352.
Dialogue of the Pessimist with his Soul,
diamond, 155.                              [70.
Diarbekr, 26.
dice, 'curing* of, 272.
Didache, the, 311.
Didymus papyrus, 259.