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Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt

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17;
deities of the pantheon, 19;
deities; earlier forms, 20;
trade; Naucratis, centre of, 46;
early travellers in Egypt, 54;
Anu the Heliopolis of the 54;
religious mysteries, 58;
legend of Osiris as given by writers, 64;
reference to myths of Demeter and Persephone, 77;
myth of the Black Hog, 97;
'Book of Thoth' and Alexandrian, 108;
ceremonies, initiatory, 121;
oracle of Jupiter-Ammon, and, 142;
identified Hathor with Aphrodite, 168;
Khonsu compared with Heracles by, 176;
pantheon, 180;
language, 184, 185, 186;
ideas, Egyptian story tinged with, 188;
fable, 195;
myth, 205;
story in, 206
GRIFFITHS, MR. F. LL., 206
GUATEMALA. Reference to Kiche Indians of, 12

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HA'DES. 1. Place; gods of, 58;
dogs dispatched with the deceased on the way to, 105;
the Maya Hades, referred to in the Popol Vuh, 121;
road to, 175;
the rich man in, 210;
those guilty of bad deeds in, 211.
2. Greek deity; attributes of, ascribed by Greeks to Sarapis
(Osiris-Apis), 287
HAKT. Goddesses, 203
HALL OF AUDIENCE. Pharaoh Ousimares in, 211-219
HAM'ITES. Immigrants from Arabia thought to be, 34
HAM-IT'IC. Syntax, 34;
dynastic Egyptians said to be, 35
HAN'NI-BAL. Oracle of Jupiter-Ammon, and, 142
HAP. A chosen bull, appointed to be a god, 284
HA'PÎ. The ape-headed, represented on canopic jars, 28;
one of the four helpers of Horus, 96;
god of the Nile, 153;
in Egyptian pantheon; identified with Osiris, 169;
crowned with papyrus and lotus plants, 169, 170;
festival held in honour of, 170;
female companions of; hymn to, 171
HĀPU. Amen-hetep, son of, 303
HAR-MAC-HIS. Greek name for Horus the Elder, 84-86
HAR-POC'RA-TES. Equivalent, Horus the Child, son of Osiris and Isis, 69
HARRIS PAPYRUS, THE. 228, 248;
contains many spells and charms, 262
HA'THOR. Worship of, 18, 163, 169;
in Pyramid Texts of Unas and Teta, 21;
Mut identified with, 143;
temple of, at Memphis, 147;
reference to, 148, 173, 175;
mythological significance, 162;
general description of, 163, 164;
patron deity of love, 165, 246;
myth of Ra and, 166-168;
intoxication festivals of, fall in month of Thoth, 168;
identified with the star Sept and Aphrodite by the Greeks, 168, 169;
personification of the female principle, 169;
Ashtoreth identified with, 278;
Qetesh identified with, 279;
goddess Heqt identified with, 295;
the Memphite, 298;
sycamore sacred to, 298;
Lady of the Underworld, a, 298;
identified with Aphrodite, 306;
Isis confused with, 308
HA'THORS. The Seven, 169, 226;
the Doomed Prince and the, 228, 229
HAT-I'BI. The Princess of Alasia, 236
HATME'HIT. Female counterpart of the Ram, 288
HAT-SHEP-SUT. The story of the birth of, 245-248;
daughter of Amen-Ra and Aahmes, 246, 247;
body of, fashioned by Khnum, 247;
Hekt imparts breath of life to, 248;
birth of, 248;
temple created to, 248;
designed to rule over Egypt, etc., 246;
Bes and, 281
HAU. Osiris grapples with the serpent, 117
HEALTH. One of Ra's appellations; 'God of Light and,' 269
HEBREW. Reference to the, 31, 133, 265;
comparison of Egyptian literature with, 187
HE'CAT-E. Greek goddess; goddess of the lower world;
goddess of fertility, 175, 176
HE'HU AND HE'HUT. Gods personifying fire, 12
HEK'ER. Night of, 57
HEKT. Frog-headed goddess, wife of Khnemu; a form of Hathor, 175;
the goddess of birth; fills the body of Hatshepsut with
the breath of life, 247
HEL-I-O'POL-IS. Names of great gods at, 14;
characteristics of gods at, 16;
gods recognized by priests of, 16;
caste of priests ruling at, 17;
chief local god of, 17;
priest's title at, 53;
equivalent, On, 54;
Anubis fused with Horus, at, 105, 106;
worship of Ra centred in, 132;
priests of, 99, 133;
original local god of, 133;
temple re-built, 134;
reference to, 136;
one of the centres of Amen-Ra at, 142;
Aten first worshipped in neighbourhood of, 157;
Aten's last refuge, 160;
Hathor of, 169;
sacred tree of Nut at, 174;
chamber in, called the Plan-room, 202;
Ierharerou, the King-priest of, 240;
record re the cuirass of Ierharerou in temple at,

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