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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I-] The Hall of Truth. 27

m passing the Lintel of .Justice before entering
the Double Hall of Truth. Creeping with
difficulty through the hole, we find ourselves
in a small low corridor about one hundred and
twenty-nine feet long, inclined upwards at an
elevation slightly less than that of the depres-
sion of the Entrance Passage, and correspond-
ing to the lower portion of the Hall of Truth
where the adept justifies himself before the
forty-two judges of the unseen world, " The
Gods of the Horizon, and the Gods of the
Orbit." Then, stooping beneath the low gate-
way, by which it is terminated (but not
obstructed) at the top, " The Gateway of the
Festival," we stand upon a kind of landing-
place, from which the whole system of the
interior passages opens out. On every side, is
' the crossing of the pure roads of life" of
which the coffin of Amamu speaks. On the
Western side, is the mouth of the well, "The
gate of Anruhf" leading down to the "roads
°f darkness." Before us lie the fields of
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