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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The Pyramid of Light. [Ch.

closed, but open; while the air channels
wherewith this deeply buried room is amply
ventilated proclaim that it is not a chamber
of the dead, but of the living, the place of
" the Orient," where, in the Ritual, Osiris is
awakened from his slumbers. In this portion
of the building the structure changes its
material for granite, forming, as it were, a
house b)7 itself within the Pyramid, an inner
House yet within the House of Osiris, entered
by the low and grave-like passage leading
from behind the throne. This is the House
of Glory described on the coffin of Amamu
already quoted, the house to which the Illu-
minate approaches after passing the tribunal
of Osiris. Here is the " Gate of the pure
spirits," which they alone can enter who are
washed in the waters of Life and radiant with
the splendours of the Orbit. And here, too,
it would seem, takes place the solemn address
described in the Sai-an-Sinsin, " of the Gods in
the House of Osiris," followed by the response
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