A Second Series of the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, Including Their Religion, Agriculture, &c: Supplement
A. Spottiswoode, New-Street-Square.] John Murray, Albemarle Street., 1841
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Seite xi - Amenti, all communication with which is figuratively cut off by a man who hews away the earth with an axe after its passage ; and the commencement of a new term of life is indicated by those monkeys, the emblems of Thoth, as Time.
Seite xi - ... libation, with offerings of cakes and other usual gifts for the dead; and the male and female mourners continued the wailing, throwing dust upon their heads, and making other demonstrations of grief. Another painting represents the judgment of a wicked soul, which is condemned to return to earth in the form of a pig, having been weighed in the scales before Osiris and found wanting.
Seite xi - Osiria, and found wanting. Being placed in a boat and accompanied by two monkeys, it is then dismissed from the precincts of Amenti (the unseen world), all communication with which is figuratively cut off by a man who hews away the ground with an axe after its passage.