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599) contrastwith differentiatedupperand lower legs (no. 598, similar to the legs on humanfigures in our inscriptions). For the zigzag of the legs, compare also the feet of the late Old Kingdom sign of the kneeling man with pouring vessel in Dobrev 1996: 121, fig. 1; 140, photo 3. 95 54. Cf. the versions from Edfu (Sainte Fare Garnot 1937: pl. 14, fig. 6 [vertical]), Sharuna (Goedicke 1988: 2a), Elephantine (Goedicke 1988: 2a; Moller 1927a:44, Elephantineexample [P10523(E)186]), the Khor el-Aquiba in Nubia (Lopez 1966: 24-25, 28, pls.
101 Amazing Facts about Ancient Egypt by Jack Goldstein