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Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt

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257;
names of power in connexion with Egyptian, 258;
force, in Egypt, 261;
its recognized representatives, 261;
formulæ, Book of the Dead and, 262;
conspiracy, of Hui, 262, 263;
words of power, inscribed on amulets, 263;
the gibberish of, 265;
Books—the Double House of Life, or Library of, 265;
medical, 268;
powers, belief re, in Egypt, 270;
mummy, 273, 274;
Amenophis author of a book on, 303
MAGICIAN-S. Tale of the, 132, 152;
none in Memphis equal to Se-Osiris, 211;
Pharaoh Ousimares' chief, 215;
war of enchantments between Horus and Pharaoh's chief, 217-219;
coercion of the gods by, 256
MAH-Î-TOU'AS-KHÎT. Wife of Setne; prays to Imhetep for a son, 207, 212;
her prayer is answered, 208
MALAY-S. Depict the soul in bird-shape, 32;
magical force in Egypt and the kramat of the, 261
MALAYSIA. Belief occurring in, 6
MA'NA. Of the Melanesians, 261
MAN-AKH'PHRÊ-SI-AM'ON. See Pharaoh Manakhphrê-Siamon
MAN-E'THO. Divided Egyptian history into dynasties, 35;
chronology of, 35;
cult of Apis traced by, to Kaiekhos, 284;
the Sarapis statue and, 307
MANHOOD. Superstition regarding new name given at initiation rites
conferring, 259
MAN'U. The mountain of sunset, 125
MAN'ZET. The barque, 131;
model of the, in temple at Heliopolis, 134
MAR'DUK. Slew Assyrian monster Tiamat, 132
MAR-E-O'TIS. District of, 46
MA-RI-ETTE. Reference to, 38, 169, 287, 288
MARETT. The works of, and the origin of magic, 253
MARS. A war-god, 19;
reference to, 102;
identified with Horus, 181
MAS-A'I. Reference to, 34
MAS-PE'RO, SIR GASTON. Reference to companies of gods, 16;
contributions to Egyptian archæology, 38;
reference to, 41, 42, 64, 112, 113, 257;
translated "True History of Setne and his Son, Se-Osiris," 206;
his statement re Egyptian magic, 252
MĀ'TER. Governor of King Tcheser, 154, 155
MAT-KA-RÉ, QUEEN. Papyrus of, 320
MAUN-DE-VILLE, SIR JOHN. Allusion to writings of, 190
MAUSS. The works of, and the origin of magic, 253
MA'YA OR MA'YAS. Of Central America, 29;
use of funerary jars by, 29;
belief in resurrection, 79;
abode of god of death and the, 101;
ostrich feather and the, 109;
description of their Hades, 121
MAYPOLE. Custom of bringing in the, reference to, 72
MEC'CA. Reference to, 2
MEDITERRANEAN. Civilizing stock on southern shores of, 34;
theory re people of, 34
MEDICAL MAGIC. Egyptian medicine and, 268
MEDICINE. Secrets of, divulged to men by certain deities among
North American tribes, 261;
medical magic in the practice of Egyptian, 268
ME-DI'NET-HABÛ. Temple of Rameses III at, 317
ME-DUM. First pyramid structure at, 24
ME'HEM-ET ALI. Egypt opened to Europeans under, 37;
preservation of ancient monuments undertaken by, 38
MEH-URT. Seven Wise Ones offspring of goddess Meh-urt, 147
MEL-AN-ES'IAN-S. Magician, sends forth his soul in form of eagle, 6;
magical force in Egypt and the Mana of the, 261
MEL-CAR'THUS. King of Byblos, 68;
elder son of, goes to Egypt with Isis, 69
MEM'NON. Colossal figures of, at Thebes, 318
MEM'PHIS. Walls still exist at, 40;
one of the centres of Amen-Ra at, 142;
Ptah, greatest of the gods, at, 144;
Seker ruled over, 145;
centre of worship of several gods, 147;
reference to the triad of, 150;
worship of I-em-hetep of ancient date in, 151;
Ammen-hetep built temples at, 157;
Se-Osiris leads Setne to unknown place in mountains of, 209;
no scribe or magician in, equal to Se-Osiris, 211;
Nefer-ka-Ptah's tomb at, 266, 267;
a priest of, who served Ashtoreth with the moon-god Ah, 278;
sacred bulls of, 287;
Apis, the bull in the temple of Ptah in, 302
ME'NA. The first historical king of Egypt, 110;
Apis and, 284
ME'NA'S CONQUEST. Reference to, 35
MEN'DES. 1. Kamenophis, Prince of, 240.
2. The great god; Kamenophis swears by, 241.
3. City of; high priest's title at, 53;
centre of worship of Osiris, 63;
one of the centres of Amen-Ra, 142;
worship of the Ram of Mendes in the,

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