Adams, Walter M.
The house of the hidden places: a clue to the creed of early Egypt from Egyptian sources — London, 1895

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18 The Pyramid of Light. [Ch.

have marked out the four Cardinal Poiuts of
the universal sphere—the four points whereby
the sides of the Pyramid of Light were de-
fined ; the fiery seats, according to the Egyp-
tian theosophy, of the four " Sons of Light,"
whereof the most famous was Hapi, the pre-
siding Spirit of the Nile. Into that Grand
Horizon too, when the equal day is done,
the sun passes beneath the Western waters.
And out of it. the whole host of stars, from
pole to pole, in serried array, each preserving
his appointed distance from the solar path,
follow him through the silent night — the.
'"'night of reckoning the spirits;" one-half
.springing into light as their leader disappears,
the rest completing their numbers, just in
time to herald his return from the Eastern
point of the same Grand Horizon. " The
road is of fire," says the Ritual; " they whirl
in fire behind him."

Now this horizon seems strikingly indicated
by the entrance passage of the Grand Pyramid,
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