Jones, Owen, 1809-1874. / The grammar of ornament
Egyptian ornament, pp. 19-25 ff.
CHAPTER II.-PLATES 4, 5, 6, 6*, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. EGYPTIAN ORNAMENT. PLATE IV. 1. The Lotus, drawn from Nature. 2. 3. Egyptian representation of the Lotus. Another, in a different stage of growth. 4. Three Papyrus Plants, and three full-blown Lotus Flowers with two Buds, held in the hand of a King as an offering to a God. 5. A full-blown Lotus and two Buds, bound together with Ribbons, the type -of the Capitals of Egyptian Columns. 6. The Lotus and Buds in the form of a Column, bound round with Matting, from a Painting representing the Portico of a Temple. 7. The Base of the Stem of the Papyrus, drawn from Na- ture; the type of the Bases and Shafts of Egyptian Columns. 8. Expanding Bud of the Papyrus, drawn from Nature. 9. Another, in a less advanced stage of growth. 10. Egyptian representation of the Papyrus Plant; the com- plete type of the Capital, Shaft, and Base of the Egyptian Columns. 11. The same, in combination with Lotus Buds, Grapes, and Ivy. 12. A combination of the Lotus and Papyrus, representing a Column bound with Matting and Ribbons. 1 13. Egyptian representation of the Lotus and Buds. 14, Representations of the Papyrus, from an Egyptian 15. 5 Painting. 16. Representation of Plants growing in the Desert. 17. Representation of the Lotus and Papyrus growing in the Nile. 18. Another variety of Desert Plants. PLATE V. 1. Fan made of Feathers, inserted into a wooden Stem in the form of a Lotus. 2. Feathers from the Head-dress of the Horses of the Royal Chariots. 3. 4. 5. PO. 7. 8. 9. Another variety, from Aboo-Simbel. Fans made of dried Leaves. Ditto. Fan. Royal Head-dress. Ditto. Representation of a species of Lotus. 10. The true Lotus. 11. Insignia borne by certain Officers of the time of the Pharaohs. 12. Another variety. 13, 14, Gold and enamelled Vases in the form of the Lotus. 15. 16. A Rudder Oar decorated with the Lotus and the Eye, representing the Divinity. 17. Ditto, another variety. 18 Boats made of Papyrus Plants bound together. PLATE VI. 1. Capital of the large Columns of the Temple of Luxor, I Thebes, of the time of Amunoph III., 1250 B.c., according to Sharpe. It represents the full-blown Papyrus, and around it Papyri and Lotus Buds alter- 3 nating. 2. Capital of the smaller Columns of the Memnonium, Thebes, B.C. 1200. Represents a single Bud of the Papyrus decorated with the coloured pendent Fasciva that are seen in the painted representations of Columns of Plate IV. Nos. 5, 6, 12. Capital of the smaller Columns of the Temple of Luxor, B.C. 1250. Representing eight Buds of the Papyrus bound together, and adorned with pendent and coloured FasciT. 19 I
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