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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VII.] The Path of Beauty. 235

not shut out of heaven ; thy body is renewed
in the presence of Osiris. Thou hast not been
shut out from the House of Glory. Thou
seest the Path of Beauty, completing every
transformation which thou desirest." And the
ancient coffin of Amamu bore on the outside
this inscription, full of desire and hope : " An
act of homage to Anup, who passes the
deceased over the distant paths, the fairest of
the Karneter "—that is, the land of the holy
dead. " Thine eyes," say our own sacred
writings, " shall see the King in his beauty;
they shall behold the land that is very
far off."

The gateway passed (cxxx.), the divine
voice resumes its instruction ; and teaches him
of " going to the heaven where Osiris is ; " of
being "received into the Sacred Heart of Ra,"
the fount of life (cxxxi.-cxxxiii.), of "the
adoration which he must render," of the vessel
of eternity in which the holy souls for ever
move, of the rejoicings of heaven (cxxxiv.-
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