Basket hieroglyph: list of uses
List of epithet uses
Butterfly braces-(w/pharaonic names).
(Lord of Coronations)
*Lord of Heaven(Lord of (the) Sky), nb pt
The pharaoh is often shown in reliefs or in cartouche-related statements as Lord of the Two Lands. The basket hieroglyph is used as 'lord', or 'king'. Queens, or goddesses use the 'lordess' form, the feminine implied from the "t" hieroglyph but not needed for the basket. The basket is used for either.
A distinctive use of the basket hieroglyph
, for nb
is in the composition block
for the word "everything". One common portrayal is with sieve, 't', basket
, for "everything", or "all things".
The Rosetta Stone also uses just the basket
, for "every", "all", "everything", as well as multiple uses for just the word "lord".
Gallery: Lord of the Two Lands-(Neb Taui)
Pharaoh-'Wonderful', Lord of the Two Lands, etc. (from right-to-center column)
Gallery: (basket lines, squares)
Pectoral with lined basket inlays-(blue-red-white-blue)
Pin with ankh and Sa hieroglyphs on basket-(blue-green-red-blue)
- ↑ Wilkinson, 1992. Reading Egyptian Art: A Hieroglyphic Guide to Ancient Egyptian Painting and Sculpture, "Basket", nebet, V30, p. 198-199.
- ↑ Budge, 1989, (1929), The Rosetta Stone, p. 152.
- Wilkinson, 1992. Reading Egyptian Art: A Hieroglyphic Guide to Ancient Egyptian Painting and Sculpture, Richard H. Wilkinson, c 1992, 1994, Section: Seth Animal, p. 66-67. Thames and Hudson; abbreviated Index, 224 pp. (softcover, ISBN 0-500-27751-6)
- Budge. The Rosetta Stone, E.A.Wallace Budge, (Dover Publications), c 1929, Dover edition(unabridged), 1989. (softcover, ISBN 0-486-26163-8)