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Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt

Page: 147

1. King; Amen-hetep changes his name to, 158;
religion of, 158;
introduced cult of Aten into Egypt, 159;
his reign, 160;
reference to, 161.
2. Palace of, 42;
new capital built by Amen-hetep, 158;
social life in, 159
AL-AS'IA. Ounamounou drives into the country of, 236;
Hatibi, the Princess of, 236
AL'CHE-MY, 269
ALEXANDER THE GREAT, 142
ALEXANDRIA. Wine made in Mareotis, 46;
writings of Greeks of, 108;
statue of Sarapis at, 307;
Sarapis, principal deity in, 310

ALEXANDRINE-CONQUEST. The religion of Egypt and, 304
AL KHE-MEI'A, 269
AM-A'IT. The attendant of the Lord of Amenti, 209, 210
AM-AS'IS. An Egyptian monarch who died 526 B.C., 196, 197;
Saïte King, 302;
raised sarcophagi to the sacred bull, 302;
Naukratis founded in time of, 303
AM'ELINEAU, 124
AMEMT. Monster, who attends the Judgment Scene, 294
AM'EN. Great wealth and power of the god, 52;
alluded to in Book of the Dead, 119;
associated with Ra; temple at Thebes, 131;
Ra and Osiris, worship widespread Nile valley, 137;
centre of worship and power, Thebes; all attributes of Ra attributed
to him, 138, 139;
national deity; fusion of Ra and Amen, 139, 140;
'king of the gods,' 140;
his cult an attempt at monotheism, 141;
in Egyptian pantheon was worshipped as Amen-Ra, 157;
reference to, 144, 158, 159, 176;
the god, Pharaoh Manakhphrê-Siamon, and, 213, 214;
appellation, the Bull of Meroe, 214;
invoked in connexion with spells, 264;
Sebek represented with the plumes of, 291;
shared in worship of Egypt during Libyan period, 300;
priestesses in service of, 305;
Zeus identified with, 305, 306
A'MEN-EM-HAT I. Wrote work on good government, 187;
first king of Twelfth Dynasty, 190
AM'EN-EM-HAT III. Pyramid of, at Dahshur, 26
AM'EN-HET'EP III. Temple of Mut built by, 143;
temples of Ra-Harmachis and Aten built by, 157;
worship of Ashtoreth in the time of, 278;
boasted to have shot one hundred and two lions, 292;
son of Hāpu, 303;
a hero-god who was thought to have seen and conversed with the gods, 303
AM'EN-HET'EP IV. Cult of Aten in reign of; regarded as abode of
sun-god, 157, 58;
built new capital dedicated to faith of Aten, 158;
reference to, 161
AM'EN-RA. Political power of priests of, 140;
all the attributes of the Egyptian pantheon lavished upon him,
with the exception of those of Osiris, 141;
one of his forms that of a goose, 141;
dominion of, 142;
Nut, female counterpart, 143;
worshipped in Eighteenth Dynasty, 157;
struggle for supremacy between votaries of, and those of Aten; name of,
obliterated from inscriptions
by order of king, 158;
supremacy triumphantly restored on death of Akh-en-Aten, 160;
beauty of, 176, 177;
festival of, 177;
Ounamounou, chief priest of, 232;
gold of, 232;
statue of, 233;
sacred barque of, 233;
Pharaoh Petoubastis swears by, 244;
king of gods and maker of men, 246;
Queen Hatshepsut daughter of, by Queen Aahames, 246-248;
Prince Thoutii extols, 251;
goose sacred to, 297
AM-EN'TET. A region of Field, or Place of Reeds, where dwelt souls living upon
earth-offerings, 116;
ruled over by Menuqet, 116;
reference to, 124, 164
AM-EN'TI. Reference to, 208;
a vision of, 209-211;
the gods of, seen by Setne, 209-211;
Amait, the attendant of the Lord of, 210
AMERICA. Tribes, and animal totems, 11;
aborigines of, and soul, 31;
myth of Nut common among aborigines of, 173
AMERICA-N, NORTH. Superstition among tribes of, re new name 259;
parallel to practice of Egyptian gods found in the mythology of
certain tribes of, 261;
Indians; the orenda of the, 261;
Indian; dreams and, 273
AMERICAN INDIAN. Reference to belief of the, 5;
belief in resurrection by, 79
AM'HET. A portion of the underworld, 117
AM'SET. Equivalent, Mesti, 28;
one of the four helpers of Horus, 96
AM'SU. Variant of Ptah-Seker, Asar, 146;
Qetesh associated with, 279
AMULET-S. Use in Egypt, 263;
some of more important ones—the Heart (the Scarab), the Pillow, the Collar of Gold,
the Eye of Horus, etc., 263;
efficaciousness of, 269
AN'AP-OU. Brother of Bitou, 224-228;
kills his wife and mourns for Bitou, 225;
rewarded by Pharaoh, 226;
succeeds Bitou on throne of Egypt, 228
ANCIENT EMPIRE. Reference to, 137
AN'I. Papyrus of, 6;
reference to, 57;
instructions to his heir, 187;
reference to the papyrus of, 324
ANIMAL-S. Spells in Thoth's Library of Magical Books capable of
enchanting, 266;
transformation, 270-273;
Dr. Bridge and the idea of transformation of, 271;
provision of spells in the Book of the Dead to enable the deceased to transform

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