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E. A. Wallis Budge
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 140 pages of information about Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life.

Deceased. “‘Scale of wine’ is thy name.”

Threshold.  “I will not let thee pass over me unless thou tellest my
name.”

Deceased. “‘Ox of the god Seb’ is thy name.”

Hasp.  “I will not open unto thee unless thou tellest my name.”

Deceased. “‘Leg-bone of his mother’ is thy name.”

Socket-hole.  “I will not open unto thee unless thou tellest my
name.”

Deceased. “‘Living Eye of Sebek, the lord of Bakhau,’ is thy name.”

Porter.  “I will not open unto thee unless thou tellest my name.”

Deceased. “’Elbow of the god Shu when he placeth himself to protect
Osiris’ is thy name.”

Side posts.  “We will not let thee pass in by us, unless thou tellest
our names.”

Deceased. “‘Children of the uraei-goddesses’ is your name.”

“Thou knowest us; pass on, therefore, by us” [say these].

Floor.  “I will not let thee tread upon me, because I am silent and I
am holy, and because I do not know the names of thy feet
wherewith thou wouldst walk upon me; therefore tell them to
me.”

Deceased. “‘Traveller of the god Khas’ is the name of my right foot,
and ‘Staff of the goddess Hathor’ is the name of my left
foot.”

“Thou knowest me; pass on, therefore, over me” [it saith].

Doorkeeper.  “I will not take in thy name unless thou tellest my
name.”

Deceased. “‘Discerner of hearts and searcher of the reins’ is thy
name.”

Doorkeeper.  “Who is the god that dwelleth in his hour?  Utter his
name.”

Deceased. “‘M[=a]au-Taui’ is his name.”

Doorkeeper.  “And who is M[=a]au-Taui?”

Deceased.  “He is Thoth.”

Thoth.  “Come!  But why hast thou come?”

Deceased.  “I have come and I press forward that my name may be
mentioned.”

Thoth, “In what state art thou?”

Deceased.  “I am purified from evil things, and I am protected from
the baleful deeds of those who live in their days; and I
am not of them.”

Thoth.  “Now will I make mention of thy name [to the god].  And who is
he whose roof is of fire, whose walls are living uraei, and
the floor of whose house is a stream of water?  Who is he, I
say?”

Deceased.  “It is Osiris.”

Thoth.  “Come forward, then; verily, mention of thy name shall be
made unto him.  Thy cakes [shall come] from the Eye of R[=a];
and thine ale [shall come] from the Eye of R[=a]; and thy
sepulchral meals upon earth [shall come] from the Eye of
R[=a].”

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