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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28 The Pyramid of Light. [Ch.

Aahlu, the blessed country where the justified
executes the works, which he is privileged
to perform for Osiris. " I have digged in
Anruhf," he says later on, " I have drilled the
holes," the holes, that is, for the good seed, the
corn which grew seven cubits high, the holes
which are drilled in the ramps of the Southern
Ascending Passage, but to which no significa-
tion has yet been attached.

Beyond the fields, the road leads direct to
the Queen's Chamber, the Place of the New
Birth, where the soul received her second life ;
and here on the Eastern wall, within a staircase
of five ascents, is a kind of niche or image,
the " type," to use the expression of the
Ritual, into which the soul is new born with
the fivefold dominion of the regenerate senses.
From the same point also, at the head of
the well, diverge the interior ladders on the
coffin already spoken of. Sheer down, " the
ladder which has been made for Osiris,"
descends into the well. Northwards, "the
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