The Liturgy of Funerary Offerings

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The Liturgy of Funerary Offerings

By E. A. Wallis Budge

The Forty-second Ceremony

The next line of the Liturgy is difficult to translate, for there are variants in the text. In the Vignette in the tomb of Peta-Amen-apt we see a man kneeling, with his left hand raised; it is clear that he is not making an offering, but it is probable that he is "seated" near


A ministrant kneeling by the side of the offering.


the offerings, with the view of partaking of them. The meaning of the text seems to be something like:--

"He who sitteth down by the suten pert kheru (or royal offering) shall say: I have seated myself with it."



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