Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt

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SIR'IUS. Inundation of Nile marked by rising of the star, 48;
equivalent, Sothis, 168
SI'UT. Staff of priests at, 54
SIXTH DYNASTY. Egyptian pantheon and, 19;
Book of the Dead and, 113;
power of priests of Ra at close of, 133;
inscriptions in language of, 183
SKY-GODDESS. Nut, the, 246
SLEEP. The phenomenon of, a puzzle to the Palæolithic man, 255;
Egyptian desiring illumination through dream and, 273
SMEN'DES. Prince; Ounamounou and, 234, 235
SMITH, DR. ELLIOT. Reference to, 50
SOBK OF THE ISLAND. Temple of, 55;
equivalent, Sebek, 55;
called by Greeks Soknopaios, 55
SOK-NO-PAI'OS. Greek name for temple of Sobk, 55
SOMALI. Branch of race peopling southern shores of Mediterranean, 34
SO'THIS. Equivalent, Sirius, 48;
reference to, 148, 168
SOUL-S. Of the dead; delivered to Amait or Sekerosiris, 209, 210;
prehistoric logic and the destination of the, 255, 256;
Herodotus and transmigration of, 302
SOUTH LAND. Promised to Thothmes by Harmachis, 86;
encounter between Horus and Set in the, 89
SO-TEL'ES. The Sarapis statue and, 307
SPANIARD. Character of, compared with Egyptian, 50
'SPEAKING, RIGHT' (Maā Kheru). See Maā Kheru
SPELLS. Charms and; the Harris Papyrus contains many, 262;
the use of, universal, 264;
gods invoked in connexion with, as Ra, Amon, Osiris, Isis and
Horus, &c., 264, 265;
Nefer-ka-Ptah copies those in Thoth's Library of Magical Books, 267;
provision of, in the Book of the Dead to enable the deceased
to transform himself, 270, 271
SPHINX-ES. Reference to Harmachis, the, 85, 86;
the Greek name for the statues of lions, 292;
characteristics of Egyptian lion-statue different from Grecian, 292;
that at Gizeh the symbol of the sun-god Ra, 292;
the Pyramids and the, 314;
the Monna Lisa of Leonardo da Vinci and the Elgin Marbles
of Phidias evoked by the, 314;
the famous Avenue of, at Karnak, 318
SPHRAG-IS'TÆ. An order of priests, 103
SPIRIT. The wandering, of man, during sleep, 255, 256
SPIR'IT-ISM. Animism, the mother of, 254, 255
SPIRIT-SOULS. The place of, in Field of Reeds, 116;
equivalent, 'Khu,' 117
SQUIRE. Reference to his translation of Plutarch's De Iside et
Osiride, 101
ST. GEORGE. Reference to, 87
STONE-S. Trees and, looked upon as incorporations of deity, 280
STORY, THE. Of the Shipwrecked Sailor; a Tale of the Twelfth Dynasty, 191;
of the Two Brothers, 224-232;
of Rhampsinites, 237-240
STRA'BO. Early Greek traveller in Egypt, 54;
his account of the crocodile, 290;
his assertion re the statues of sacred animals, 306
SUMATRA. The Battas of, and the soul, 32
SUN-GOD. Stones as incorporations of deity in Heliopolis, 280;
lion identified with the, Horus, 291;
Ra the; the 'Sphinx' at Gizeh the symbol of, 292;
Ra; ass figures as a personification of the, 295
SUNRISE, MOUNTAIN OF THE. Af Ra directs his course to the, 118
SYRIA-N. Researches into, 38;
explorations in, 43;
spoil of conquered, loaded the temple of Amen, 139-142;
Egyptian religion and, 159;
Egyptian system of writing in, 184;
Queen Hatshepsut designed to reign over, 246;
Thoutii the prince of a town in, 248;
origin; words and expressions of, in spells, 265;
cult of Anthat in, 277


TABLES OF NATIVITY. Found in later papyri, 272
TAK'HOS. Galley of; Minnemai recaptures his father's shield from the, 245
TAN-A-IT'IC. Mouth, of the Nile, where body of Osiris drifted to, 67
TAN'IS. Scientific system of investigation inaugurated at, 39;
shrine of Heru at, 86;
Ounamounou, chief priest of Amen-Ra arrives at, 232;
under Rameses II, a temple to Baal existed at, 277;
eastern quarters of, dedicated to Ashtoreth, 278
TAN-TAM-OU'NOU. Prince; Ounamounou and, 234, 235
TANT-NOU-IT. An Egyptian singer who cheers Ounamounou, 236
TAT'U. Pillar; erected at close of annual festival of Osiris, 72
TA-URT. Identified with Mut, 143;
mother and nurse of the gods; counterpart in Apet, 174;
known as Rert or Reret; identified with Isis, Hathor, Bast, 175;
her image in faience, favourite amulet, 175;
road to Hades and, 175;
popularity during New Empire, 175;
the hippopotamus-goddess, 294
TA-UT. Horus the child, the dead, and judges of the, 95
TCHA'BU. Mentioned in hymn to Hapi, 171
TCHES'ER. Third king of Third Dynasty; seeks help of Khnemu, 154, 155
TEF'NUT. Child of Nu, 13;
followed by eye of Nu, 14;
father of several gods, 14;
represents moisture, 14;
one of the first company of gods, 17;
reference to, 166;
goddess, in the Court of Amen-Ra, 246
TE-HU'TI-EM-HEB. Scribe sent to heal daughter of Prince of Bekhten, 178
TE-HU'TI-NEKHT. Son of Asri, serf to the High Steward Meruitensa, 220;
story of peasant and, 220-224
TEK'A, LADY OF. Pseudonym for the sun when high in the south, 164
TELL-EL-AMAR'NA. System of water-supply found at, 41;
remains of houses at, 42;
Amenhetep IV built capital, dedicated to Aten, on the site of, 158
TEM. Chief of the first company of gods, 17;
name joined to that of Ra, 17;
Harmachis refers to his identity with, 86;
alluded to in Book of the Dead,