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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68 The House of Osiris. [Ch.

cypher of that region, by tracing a line-plan
indicating only the direction of those parts
in relation to the Head of the Well, where,
as we shall presently see, the rite of initiation
is accomplished, we shall have the sacred
symbol reserved to that deity alone. And


Sacred hieroglyphic symbol peculiar to Thoth.

as by the power of Thoth the adept, after
passing his ordeal, is introduced into the
presence of the forty-two judges in the Double
Hall, corresponding to the forty-two nomes or
provinces of Egypt, so also does that symbol
of Thoth enter into the hieroglyphic names
of every one of the nomes with but a single

Upon the same harmony between the
celestial and the terrestrial country embodied
in the masonry of the Pyramid of Light,
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