The Liturgy of Funerary Offerings

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The Liturgy of Funerary Offerings

By E. A. Wallis Budge

The Forty-ninth Ceremony

In the next ceremony there were presented as a Shebu offering a Tua cake and a Shens cake, and the Kher heb said:--

"Let there be praise to thee and to thy KA, O Osiris,


The Sem priest presenting the Tua cake and the Shens cake.


which hath been cut away from the hand of him that doeth violence to the dead. O Unas, thou hast received these thy bread-cakes, which are from the Eye of Horus.

"Osiris Unas, the Eye of Horus hath been presented unto thee, [that is to say,] that which hath been mixed together for thee by it, so that thou mayest be filled with that which hath been pressed out and hath come forth from thee." This sentence was recited four times.

The presentation of the following offerings then took place; each object was offered to the mummy (or,

statue) four times, and each formula was recited by the Kher heb four times.



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