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Kitchen, Museu Notional do Rio de Janeiro, Cdtalogo dos Monumentos do Egito Antigo /Catalogue of the Ancient Egyptian Monuments (forthcoming 1988). 17 Stela Rio de Janeiro Inv. 652 , to be No. 35 in the new Cdtalogo . 18 Cf. O. Faulkner, A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian (Oxford: Griffith Institute, 1962) 173, for bed and bedchamber. Kitchen Bedspreads and Hibernation 25 period published by Gardiner. Manifestly, Haunefer could hardly have been "Chief maker of balls/bundles of covers for Pharaoh's bedroom," as would result from the Worterbuch's rendering of hrr.
The mountain of Baal represents this order as well. Line 8a: any him adr the vast circuit is groaning for you, any— The verb is cognate with the Hebrew 'nh meaning "to mourn"; 'nh is used in synonymously with >bl in Isa 3:26 and 9:8. Line 8b-9a: hi rhb mknpt the far-flung circuit. hi— There is no apparent reason why the m is absent, hi is in bound state with rhb. " Ginsberg and Gray have properly noted the usage here. " Lines 9b and lOa: ap(10) [kkt bam il Is then Keret the son of £1, Lines lOb and 1 la: Sph(ll) Itpn wqdS the progeny of Latipan and the Holy one?
The alternate translations of the verb reflect different ways in which the metaphor of dog is used in the passage. 16 The first and second translations suggest impending death and the third translation indicates the 15 Dennis Pardee, "A Note on the Root 'tq in CTA. 16. 2, 5 (UT 125, KRT H)," UF 5 (1983) 229-34. , 234. Kleven Kingship in Ugarit 39 certainty of death. The weakness of Pardee's explanation of the metaphor is that short-life span and mortality are not peculiar characteristics of dogs; they are not characteristics which would create a forceful metaphor.