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Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt

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119;
helps Osiris climb into heaven, 128;
reference to birth of, 174;
identified with Mercury, 181;
Baal identified with, 277;
name of Baal substituted for, in texts of Edfû, 277;
Kh, the usual determinative of the name Set, 280;
the evil one who preys upon every 'Osiris,' 289;
revulsion of feeling against, 300;
the brother of Isis and Osiris, 300;
confused with the dragon Apep, 300;
identified with Typhon by Herodotus, 303, 306
SET'EM. God of hearing, 181
SET'I I. Reference to bas-relief at Abydos giving likeness of, 318
SET-NAU. A priest of 'Vulcan,' 219;
defeats the Assyrians under King Sennacherib, 219, 220
SET'NE. ancient story of him and his son, Se-Osiris, 206-208;
Se-Osiris recites from the magical books to, 209;
led by Se-Osiris to unknown place in mountains of Memphis, 209;
Se-Osiris grants a vision of the gods of Amenti to, 209-211;
son of Pharaoh Ousimares, 212;
Mahîtouaskhît wife of, 212;
Se-Osiris, son of, 212;
Se-Osiris disappears as a shadow from, 219;
Ousimanthor, son of, 219;
a tale of, related in a papyrus of the Ptolemaic period, 265-268;
his study in the manuscripts in the Library of Magical Books, 265;
his offer to the king's wise men re book written by Thoth, 266;
Ahura, wife of Nefer-ka-Ptah, and, 266;
plays draughts with Nefer-ka-Ptah, 268;
Ahura's prophecy regarding, 268;
commanded by Pharaoh to return Thoth's magical book to Nefer-ka-Ptah, 268
"SET'NE AND HIS SON SE-OSIRIS." The true History of, 206-219
"SET'NE AND THE MUMMIES." Reference to story of, 206
SET'Y II. See Sety Merenptah, 224
SET'Y MER-EN'PTAH (SETY II). Owner of original d'Orbiney papyrus, 224
SEVEN HATHORS, THE. A selection of forms of the goddess Hathor, 169;
Bitou's wife and, 226
SEVEN WISE ONES. Offspring of goddess Meh-urt; came forth from pupil of Ra,
form of, seven hawks, 147;
together with Thoth, presided over learning and letters, 147
SHAÏS. Battle by Horus at, 90
'SHEIKH-EL-BEL'ED' (KA-APER). See Sculpture
SHEM'SHU-HER'U. Gods of heaven, followers of Horus, 126
SHEP'SES-KAF. Buried in pyramid called 'the Cool,' 25
SHESH'ONK. A Libyan governor; capital at Bubastis and Bast
the goddess of locality, 300
SHOM'OU. Month of, 232
SHU. Child of Nu, 13;
followed by eye of Nu, 14;
gives birth to several gods, 14;
represents daylight, 14;
one of the first company of gods, 17;
god of the atmosphere; Af Ra and, 118;
alluded to in Book of the Dead, 119;
reference to, 153, 155, 157, 166, 173, 176;
god in the court of Amen-Ra, 246;
mummy magic and the gods Geb and, 274
SILENE. The moon-goddess; her game with Thoth, 65
SILENCE. The Demon of; Tehuti-nekht threatens to send the sekhti to, 222
SI'NAI. Reference to Mount, 10
SINAI PENINSULA. Explorations in, 43
SINAITIC PENINSULA. Hathor of the, 169
SIN'OPE. People of, and the Sarapis statue,

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