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Jones, Owen, 1809-1874. / The grammar of ornament
(1910)

Egyptian ornament,   pp. 19-25 ff.


Page 19


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.
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