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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176 The Mystery of the Depths. [Oh.

of the extreme point of the huge granite
triangle * which dominates the secret places of
the interior. Descending thence to the King's
Chamber, where the birth of the Eternal Day
is celebrated in the open tomb of Osiris, we
have recourse to the measure of light, not in
its interior energy, but in its emission ; and
find that the cubit proportional to the radius
of the cycle of equal Light and Darkness
(20"6 inches) is a measure of that chamber,
as it is also of the Chamber of the New Birth
of the Soul.

As we proceed towards the outer portion,
the manifestation of the splendour defines the
proportions of the Chamber of the Orbit, the
Upper Hall of Truth, where so many lunar and
solar phenomena have already been noticed.
At the head of that chamber is the great

* This is the number given of British inches ; and the
correction for their conversion into polar inches will
about be counter-balanced by the thickness of the granite

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