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TUAT IV

FOURTH HOUR UPPER  REGISTER In the upper register are:- 1. A goddess, wearing the crown of the North, apparently a form of Neith [1] 2. A serpent, with a human head, and two pairs of human feet and legs [2],[3],[4] 3-5. Three serpents, which move side by side along the ground “upon their bellies”. Of them it is said, “Those who are in this picture make their passage to every place each day” [5],[6].[7] [1]-   [2]- totally obscure what this […]

TUAT III

THIRD HOUR MIDDLE REGISTER IN the scene which illustrates the THIRD DIVISION of the Tuat, which is passed through by the Sun-god during the THIRD HOUR of the night, we see the boat of the god making its way over the waters of the river in the underworld. The dead Sun-god AF stands within a shrine in the form of a ram-headed man, as before, but there is a change in the composition of the crew, which now consists only […]

tuat VIII – lower register

pic credit vanosta.be HOUR EIGHT In the lower register are also five Circles, and an open door, which may be thus described:– 1. This Circle, which is called HETEPET-NEB-S, is entered through a door having the name of TET-SEM-ERMEN-TA, ” the land (south) / to carry (bear up) / to guide / the hand (eden eye) “, ” the land / to bear up / the son / (of) speech / (by) the flint-knife”; in it are:– 1. A goddess […]

TUAT XI

 hour XI In the upper register are:– 1. The god APER-HRA-NEB-TCHETTA, [1] above whose body, at the neck, is a disk from which proceed two human heads, the one wearing the White Crown and the other the Red Crown; [2] in his right hand he holds the sceptre, and in the left the emblem of “life.” The text reads: “He who is in this picture standeth up for Ra, and he never departeth from his place in the Tuat.”[3] [1] –   […]

TUAT VIII – upper register

pic credit vanosta.be HOUR EIGHT In the upper register are five Circles of the Tuat, and a door, which may be thus described:– 1. This Circle, which is called SESHETA, is entered through a door with the name of TES-NEB-TERER….., and in it are seated:– door name: T’ERR NEB T’ES neb t’es, “[lost] to erase eden speech / by all of / the flint-knife”, 1. The image of TEM, wearing the White Crown.   Tem is (*pic,áten), 2. The image of […]

TUAT VIII – middle register

pic credit vanosta.be HOUR EIGHT THE scene that illustrates the EIGHTH DIVISION Of the Tuat, which is passed through by the Sun-god during the EIGHTH HOUR of the night, is introduced by four lines of text which read:– “The Majesty of this great god taketh up its place in the Circles of the hidden gods who are on their sand, and he addresseth to them words in his boat whilst the gods tow him along through this City by means […]

TUAT VII

[pic of 7 hr] sofiatopia org SEVENTH HOUR MIDDLE REGISTER THE scene that illustrates the SEVENTH DIVISION of the Tuat, which is passed through by the Sun-god during the SEVENTH HOUR of the Right, is introduced by three lines of text, which read:– [note: we are unable to find this text in any of the seventh hour; where Budge obtained these lines from is a mystery to us, because they are certainly not presented in his own book – but […]

TUAT V

MIDDLE REGISTER hour V IN the scene that illustrates the FIFTH Division of the Tuat, which is passed through by the Sun-god during the FIFTH HOUR Of the night, we see the boat of the sun being drawn along by seven gods and seven goddesses The text containing the address of the Sun-god to the seven gods is broken away, and all that remains of it reads, “This great god maketh his journey by means of those who tow him […]

TUAT I

FIRST HOUR MIDDLE REGISTER IN the scene that illustrates the FIRST DIVISION of the Tuat, which is passed through by the Sun-god during the FIRST HOUR of the night, we see that the centre of the middle section is divided lengthwise into two parts by a river which flows along it. In the upper part is the boat of the dead Sun-god AF, [no name] who is in the form of a rain-headed man; he wears a disk upon his […]

TUAT II

IN the Scene that illustrates the SECOND DIVISION of the Tuat, which is passed through by the Sun-god during the SECOND HOUR of the night, the Boat of the Ram-headed god AF is seen making its way along the stream which flows, as before, through the division lengthwise; the crew consists of the same gods, and they occupy the same positions in the boat as they did in the First Division. It is, however, important to notice that immediately in […]