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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II.] The Princes of the Angle. 69

depended also the order of the princes of
Egypt. For as the Great House itself, the
Place of Osiris, the universal God, was
represented in its totality in the person of
the supreme Monarch; so also the two great
divisions of that House, the territory of
initiation with its directing angle at the
Hidden Lintel, and the territory of illumination
with its Sculptured Orbit in the Grand Gallery,
the places respectively of the Gods of the
Horizon and the Gods of the Orbit, were
represented in the two great divisions of the
Egyptian Court, the princes of the Angle and
the princes of the Circle. And so also was
that seven-fold celestial company, the ranks
of which were sculptured above the throne in
the Chamber of the Splendour, represented in
the seven-fold ranks of the " Companions of
the King," which immediately surrounded the
person of Pharaoh. Thus the Great House
with the Double Hall of Truth within, formed
a masonic organization not only of the
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