TRANSLATIONS OF Stele of Ankh-ef-en-Khonsu i (also known as Stele of Revealing)

OBVERSE.

Translations of Hieroglyphics Topmost Register (under Winged Disk) Behdet (?

Hadit ?), the Great

God, the Lord of Heaven.

Middle Register – Two Vertical Lines to Left Ra-Harakhti, Master of the Gods.

Middle Register – Five Vertical Lines to Right Osiris, the Priest of Montu, Lord of Thebes, Opener of

the doors of Nut in Karnak, Ankh-f-na-Khonsu, the Justified.

Below Altar Oxen, Geese, Wine, (?) Bread.

Lowest Register Saith Osiris, the Priest of Montu, Lord of Thebes, the Opener of the Doors of Nut in

Karnak, Ankh-f-na-Khonsu, the Justified: — “Hail, Thou whose praise is high, thou great-willed, O

Soul very aweful that giveth the terror of him among the Gods, shining in glory upon his great throne,

making ways for the Soul for the Spirit and for the Shadow. I am prepared, and I shine forth as one

that is prepared. I have made way to the place in which are Ra, Tôm, Khepri and Hathor.” Osiris, the

Priest of Montu, Lord of Thebes, Ankh-f-na-Khonsu, the Justified; son of MNBSNMT; born of the

-bearer of Amon, the Lady Atne-sher.

REVERSE.

Translations of Hieroglyphics Eleven Lines of Writing Saith Osiris, the Priest of Montu, Lord of

Thebes, Ankh-f-na-Khonsu, the Justified: — “My heart from my mother, my heart from my mother,

heart of my existence upon earth, stand not forth against me as a witness, drive me not back among

Sovereign Judges, neither incline against me in the presence of the Great God, the Lord of the West.

that I am united with Earth in the Great West, and endure no longer upon Earth. Saith Osiris, he who

is in Thebes, Ankh-f-na-Khonsu, the Justified: — “O Only-One, shining like the Moon; Osiris

Ankh-f-na-Khonsu has come forth upon high among these thy multitudes. He that gathereth together

those that are in the Light, the Underworld is opened to him; lo, Osiris Ankh-f-na-Khonsu, cometh

forth by day to do all that he wisheth upon earth among the living.”

(Translations taken from The Equinox, Volume I, Number VII.)

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