By Paul Brunton
Web page by way of web page, this deluxe, lavishly illustrated re-creation of BruntonOs vintage non secular travelogue exhibits EgyptOs significant splendors, long-hidden temples, underground chambers, shrines, and artifacts because the writer observed them within the Thirties and as they're now--along with interesting internal pictures of EgyptOs historic mysteries and enlightening talks with Islamic leaders. especially designed maps/diagrams hint his footsteps competently
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Seven times and seven times with breast and back, I throw myself" (ed. Winckler, p. 285, No. 158, 11. 9-13). No. " dIn the imperial collection; published by Wiedemann, Proceedirtgs oi the Society of Biblical A r c h d o g y , X I , 425; and Bergrnann, Zeitschrift fiir agyptische Sprachr, X X V I I , 125-27. Neither publishes the reliefs, for which I had my own photopaph and collation of the original. , 38, 47. "$5 637 ff. .. 1 TOMB OF HARMHAB 7 an interesting parallel to the similar favor shown to Abraham and the kindred of Joseph.
The prayer on the second Leyden fragment. bCf. Inscription of Amenhotep, son of Hapi (IT, 917,1. 43). H 201 TOMB OF HARMHAB 2. XI STELA WITH THREE HY3dNSa 18. Above, occupying about one-third of the stela, is a relief showing the divinities Harakhte, Thoth, and Mat, standing, before whom stands Harmhab worshiping. His head is (in the photograph) almost wholly destroyed, and the uraeus, if present, cannot be discerned. Over Re are the words : "Harakhte, only god, k i ~ gof the gods; he rises in the west, he sendeth his beauty --.
11. Introduction: the king's zeal for the relief of the people (11. 1-14, Q 50). 111. Enactment against robbing the poor of dues for the royal breweries and kitchens (11. 14-17, Q 51). IV. Enactment against robbing the poor of wood due the Pharaoh (11. I 7, 18, Q 52). V. Enactment against exacting dues from a poor man thus robbed (11. 18-20, Q 53). VI. Enactment against robbing the poor of dues for the harem or the gods by the soldiers (11. 20-22, § 54). VII. Enactment against unlawful appropriation of slave service (11.
A Search in Secret Egypt by Paul Brunton