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This contribution is the reason for stressing that a combination of Book of the Dead vignettes can throw a light on the modified contents of a “canonical” spell. Thus, the substitution of wnn, “be, exist” by wn, “open”, in BD spell 103, belongs to the vicinity of the topics of spells 91/92 and 103, joined together in an iconic way in P. Louvre E 17400.
A synthetic study of the Sons of Horus (Hâpy, Duamutef, Imseti and Qebehsenuf) in the Pyramid Texts is proposed, showing their genuine theological nature, their main functions, and the celestial correspondants the Egyptian gave them in the night sky, inside the constellations we call Orion and Great Bear (Ursa Major).
The mentions of neheh are analyzed in some texts of the Middle Empire. This term appoints the « time », as stream strictly connected to the eternity and the stability djet, as well as to the practice of Maat.
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