Coffin Text 159 (2.10)
(436 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Egyptian Monumental Inscriptions; Mortuary Inscriptions; Coffin Texts

Commentary

Depicting the wonders of the region from which the sun rises, this spell (with its parallel Coffin Text 161 and descendants Book of the Dead 109 and 149b) details the otherworldly paradise known as “The Field of Reeds” where both the grain and the blessed inhabitants are giants in size.

Coffin Text 159 (2.10)

ENTERING AND EXITING FROM THE EASTERN GATES OF HEAVEN AMONG THE FOLLOWER…

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Ritner, Robert K., “Coffin Text 159 (2.10)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_10>



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