By Marshall. Clagett
This quantity, the 1st of 3 volumes describing the foremost aspects of old Egyptian technology, concentrates at the starting place and improvement of hieroglyphic writing, the scribal career, and quasi-learned associations in old Egypt. Professor Clagett has paid specific cognizance to the so-called Palermo Stone, the earliest annals composed in Eygpt.
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41, pp. 7-8, plate III; Piankoff, The Tomb o f Ramesses VI, p. 49; Hornung, Agyptische Unterweltsbiicher, pp. 311-12. 17. P. Derchain, Le Papyrus Salt 825 (Brussels, 1957), pp. 35-37. See the Introduction to Doc. 5 below. 4 The Book o f A m duat (A m datl i. e. The Book o f W hat Is in the N etherw orld THE TITLE AND INTRODUCTION The Writing of the Hidden Place Cor Chamber), which [concerns] the places where the souls, the gods, the shades, and the spirits stand and what [they] do. The beginning is the Horn of the West, the Gate of the W estern Horizon, the end is [The End of] Utter Darkness, the Gate of the Western (!
308, gives the following names, ordered from the bow: Sia, Hu, Heka, Maat, Geb, Isis, Nephthys, and the three Gatekeepers. Piankoff, p. 224, has a similar order except that Thoth replaces Maat. 14. A. Piankoff, Le livre des quererts (Cairo, 1946). Published earlier in Bulletin de iln stitu t Francais -48 8- NOTES-INTRODUCTION-DOC. 4 dArcheologie Orientate, Vols. 41-45 (1942-47). The latter is the version I have used. Included is the text and a French translation. Piankoff also produced an English translation in his The Tomb o f Ramesses VI, pp.
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Ancient Egyptian Science: A Source Book, Vol. 1: Knowledge and Order, tome 2 by Marshall. Clagett