Friday, 15 April 2016

The Book of Thoth

 Naneferkaptah tells Prince Khaemwaset of the most holy of secrets....

“In the box of iron there is a box of copper. In the box of copper is a box of juniper wood. In the box of juniper wood there is a box of ivory and ebony. In the box of ivory and ebony there is a box of silver. In the box of silver there is a box of gold, and inside this golden box, the book of Thoth is to be found. But beware for it is guarded by a six miles of serpents and scorpions and many other poisons reptiles. But among these reptiles there is an eternal serpent guarding the box that contains the sacred book…..”

- From the Setne II Papyrys

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