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 Throne of Radiance.

Sun " in the Double Hall of Truth, the Lower
Hall of Truth in Darkness, and the Upper
Hall of Truth in Splendour, with the Throne
of Radiance at the higher end. And above
that throne rises the habitation of the seven
great spirits in the service of their Lord, the
Creator, who, the Sacred Books tell us, "pro-
tect the coffin of Osiris."

Now comes the most mysterious portion of
the building. Stripped of its noble propor-
tions, and reduced to an altitude so low, that
a man must creep on hand and knee to pass,
the passage pierces the southern wall of the
Grand Gallery, and runs straight on, first into
the Ante-chamber, or " Place of Preparation,"
and then into the splendid hall called the
King's Chamber, in the most secluded por-
tion of the building. In each of these halls
1H one and only oue object. In the ante-
chamber is a kind of masonic veil, which uo
°ue can pass without bowing the head. In
the Kino's Chamber is a sarkophagus, not
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