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It must first be accepted that it is formatted differently and is metaphysical but even if this isn't accepted it's still possible to take some meaning from it. This is most easily seen in how the ancients defined nature and man. The language was not descriptive so they didn't use descriptions of things but rather "named" them. This means that the "titles" we see of their dead weren't necessarily titles per se but actually definitions of the deceased. In aggregate they define who these people were.

The exact same things applied to their "gods" because gods were actually just aspects of nature; natural phenomena. Each part of nature they understood stood in the pantheon beneath the parent concept and above the concepts derived from it, its children.

You won't understand these (at least Egyptology doesn't), but you can see that they named everything:

1607a. To say: Osiris N., thy mother Nut has spread herself over thee, in her name of "She of Št-p.t";

1608a. she has protected thee against all evil things, in her name of "Great Sieve" (protectress).

741c. she carried thee to heaven, in her name of "Kite,"

616e. she has embraced thee,i n her name of "Grave";
616f. thou art brought to her, in her name of Maṣṭaba."

616b. in her name of "ŚŠȝ.t, lady of builders."

620b. Horus has set thee up, in his name of "Ḥnw-boat"

633a. Thou art pleased with him, in his name of "Spirit who was in the Dndr.w-boat";
633b. he avenges thee, in his name of "Horus, the son, who avenges his father."

1636b. Horus the pointed has come forth from thee, in his name of "Horus who was in Sothis."
1637a. Thou art pleased with him, in his name of "Spirit who was in the dndr.w-boat";
1637b. Horus has avenged thee, in his name of "Horus, the son, who avenges his father."

1657d. be not far from him, in his name of "Pyramid."
...
1658d. O Horus, like thy father, Osiris, in his name of, "He of the royal castle,"

138c. thou descendest on firm (copper?) cables, on the shoulders of Horus in his name of "He who is in the Ḥnw-boat."

2185b. in (his) name of "Wȝg-(offering)."

767b. Horus is indeed a soul, for he recognizes his father in thee, in his name of "Ḥr-bȝ-’iti-rp.t."

for) the neck of N. is on his trunk, in his name of "Head-attacher,"
2208a. ---------------------- [in his name] of Rē‘.

It's a wonder Egyptology never noted that there's something different about the language.

Rather than trying to explain all these concepts and their interrelatedness let me try focusing on a single one. Sekhmet is a feminine concept because "she" is derived from the ability to contain water. Rather than defining the nature of "sekhmet" which can't be done in the ancient language, they named her.

"Sekhmet" like all their gods had numerous titles because all of the titles were required for a complete understanding. Any one title could be a partial understanding but specialists and "seers" (priests) would need to understand each and all of the titles. Any lack of understanding would affect the individual's behavior and might lead to accidents and missteps. Sekhmet's titles come down to us in a changed condition because the concept of "sekhmet" continued to evolve even after the change in language. Also many of the words of the builders are not properly translated and this applies to ALL of the scientific terms. Many of these scientific terms don't have a good translation outside of math and some are not mathematical in nature. This means the term must be described for modern people.

Here is the "definition" of "sekhmet" in somewhat confused language;

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Sekhmet, Great One of Magic
Mother of the Gods
One Who Was Before The Gods Were
Lady Of The Place Of The Beginning of Time
Beloved of Ra, Her Father
Beloved of Bast, Her Sister
Beloved of Ptah, Her Husband-Brother
At Whose Wish The Arts Were Born
Beautiful Eye Which Giveth Life To The Two Lands
Beautiful Face, Image Most Beloved By Art
Flaming One
Sovereign of Ra, Her Father
Protectress Of The Gods
Lady of the Scarlet-Colored Garment
Pure One
Destroyer of Rebellions
Eye of Ra
Eye of Heru (Horus)
Pre-Eminent One In The Boat Of Millions Of Years
Roamer of Deserts
Wanderer in the Wastes
Self-Contained
Only One
Awakener
Lady of Enchantments
Opener of Ways
Lady Of Transformations
Lady Of The Many Faces
Enrapturing One
Giver Of Ecstasies
Satisfier Of Desires
Inspirer of Men
Victorious One In Battles
Overcomer Of All Enemies
Ruler Of The Desert
Ruler Of Serpents And Of Dragons
Ruler Of Lions
Sublime One
Enlightener
Empowerer
Sparkling One
Great One Of Heka
Lady Of The Magic Lamp
Mother Of The Dead
Lady Of The Bloodbath
Destroyer By Plagues
Great One of Healing
Destroyer By Fire
Lady Of The Waters Of Life
Mistress And Lady Of The Tomb
Great One In The Places Of Judgement And Execution
Guide And Protectress From The Perils Of The Underworld
Great One Of The Place Of Appearances In Silence
Lady Of The Way of Five Bodies
Unrivaled And Invincible One
Ruler Of The Chamber Of Flames
The Source
She Whose Opportunity Escapeth Her Not
Winged One
Powerful Of Heart
The Aware
The Gleaming One
Queen Of The Venerable Ones
Sekhmet, Who Rouseth The People
Lady Of Jubilation
Adorable One
Shining Of Countenance
Mother Of Images
Incomparable One
Lady Of Intoxications
Mightier Than The Gods
Most Beautiful
Most Strong
Great One Of Laws
Protectress Of The Divine Order
The One Who Holds Back Darkness
The Beautiful Light
Warrior Netjert (Goddess)
Goddess of Love
Great One In Heaven
Great Serpent On The Head Of Her Father
Great One Of The Incense Of The Ennead
Great Lady of The House of Life
Queen Of The Venerable Ones
Lady Of The House Of Books
Devouring One
Sekhmet Of The Knives
Burner Of Evildoers
The One Before Whom Evil Trembles
Terrible One
Lady Of All Powers
Eternal As Her Father
Lady Of The Manifold Adornments
Most Beautiful Among The Gods
Bountiful One
Sekhmet Who Gives Joys
Unwavering, Loyal One
Beloved Teacher
Beloved Sekhmet

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To aid understanding of these titles understanding of this I've converted the titles back to standard English. Now I'll group them by modern concepts.

Self-Contained
Satisfier Of Desires
Empowerer
Lady Of The Waters Of Life
Sparkling One
The Source
Winged One
Mightier Than The Gods
Most Beautiful
Most Strong
Great Lady of The House of Life
Lady Of All Powers

Ruler Of Lions
Great One In The Places Of Judgement And Execution
Great Serpent On The Head Of Her Father
Ruler Of Serpents And Of Dragons

The last four need explanation. The first ones all define the same attribute of "sekhmet" but it's hard to see it because we don't think this way. They define "power" or "potential energy". At the very least it might be said that power and potential energy are not excluded from what "sekhmet" is and that almost all other concepts can be excluded. It will require all 100 names to exclude all other concepts to the knowledge of the ancient Egyptians. These names are a beginning to define a specific power source. This power was derived from the two lions (shu and tefnut) who brought the water which is sekhmet and allowed this power to become kinetic energy. This power was also used to execute prisoners apparently and it is a serpent like all movement of fluids. Her father is "re" because what propels the water to go up is CO2 which is a soilar element.

Lady Of The Place Of The Beginning of Time
Pre-Eminent One In The Boat Of Millions Of Years
Roamer of Deserts
Wanderer in the Wastes
Ruler Of The Desert
Great One Of The Place Of Appearances In Silence
Great Lady of The House of Life
Lady Of The House Of Books
Mistress And Lady Of The Tomb

Guide And Protectress From The Perils Of The Underworld

Since sekhmet exists only on the pyramid or mastaba top her location is part of the definition. Any body of water anywhere is not "sekhmet". She is first in the boat of re because the boat of re sails north and she is in the bow of the boat. The pyramid and its enclosure is the boat of re'. She exists in the desert which is held back by opening the doors that allows water to flow. She exists in silence even as (she herself) the tempest roars. She is the force that builds mastabas (and more importantly pyramids). She is the degassed (and degassing) water from the geyser so protects from the perils of the geyser (mistakenly translated as "underworld" or "duat").

"Zep tepi" was the beginning of time and occurred right under her feet.

"Sekhmet" also provide the power that kept the "fire-pan" burning. The fire-pan signaled the builders when it was still dark in the morning to arise and report to work;

Utterance 343.
558a. To say: Bdš.t comes; the fire-pan burns.
558b. Those with (ready) hands stand to give an offering to N.

This means she also has titles that define her functions as the natural phenomenon that alerts the men to report for work;

Lady Of The Magic Lamp
Sekhmet, Great One of Magic
Awakener
Enlightener
Great One Of Heka
Lady Of The Many Faces
Ruler Of The Chamber Of Flames
Shining Of Countenance
Mother Of Images
The One Who Holds Back Darkness
The Beautiful Light
Sekhmet, Who Rouseth The People

Keep in mind that using this same process I can show that "magic" actually means scientific observation. Even though the tri-lobed disc is almost "pure magic" from modern perspective, it was just something observed from ancient perspective. "Heka" is observation so everywhere you see this word or magic they meant the same thing.

Curiously there is one family relationship that doesn't seem to have survived in the record. This is because virtually nothing whatsoever did survive and this was a relatively minor though obvious relationship. "Renennutet" is a passage between the upper eye and the "chamber of flames" that transported CO2 to help keep the fire-pan afloat. As such she is the daughter of sekhmet. This could have been confused after the language change since rennenutet could be mistaken as the "wadjet" (the natural serpent at the lower eye) which is sometimes called her daughter. The wadjet is in a sense her daughter as well but this connection is more tenuous.

These names all have a lot of subtlety as well. Much of it should be visible to those trying to follow this. To differentiate "sekhmet" from all other concepts there are more terms needed. I'll try to address these singly;

Mother of the Gods; the pyramid building processes can't exist until she does.
Beloved of Ptah, Her Husband-Brother; she makes "craftsmanship" possible
Beautiful Face, Image Most Beloved By Art; the perspective of much ancient art was sekhmet's
Lady of the Scarlet-Colored Garment; the bottom third of the pyramid was stained red with siderite (the blood spilled by sekhmet)
Lady Of The Bloodbath; the water is red in the early season
Pure One; all purification first affected sekhmet
Opener of Ways; some of these are self explanatory; sekhmet defined the routes of the funiculars; she opened the way just as wepwawet or the eye of horus
She Whose Opportunity Escapeth Her Not; she is never wasted
Devouring One; she eats stones, horuses
Queen Of The Venerable Ones; she rules the venerable pyramid builders; very few people were allowed to build and they had to earn the right.
Sublime One; from a distance sekhmet is sublime; stones fly 300' at a time
Eternal As Her Father; they want sekhmet to live as long as the sun

I didn't do a lot of these because anyone following will find them self explanatory or because a few are apparently confusions from later eras that I can't decode. It's not only the authors of the book of the dead that confused the ancient science but Egyptologists translate their ideas into English as well. There are only a few of these so if anyone needs an explanation I'd be happy to provide it.

Each of these titles (names) provide definition for the specific potential energy/ power that is "sekhmet". In aggregate they define what sekhmet is. This is the way ancient people thought and the shm-sceptre operator on top of the pyramid could easily rattle off her names. He understood the relationships between each of the names and their understanding of nature. This understanding of nature was the basis of the language. In other words "dumb" people would still know who sekhmet was but might only know a few of her names and wouldn't understand the relationships as well.

It's not just a different way of talking, it's a completely different way of thinking. Perhaps people who think in modern language will better follow this post than my previous attempts. I believe anyone can understand this once you get the idea that they defined things by using names that excluded everything but what a thing was.



Post Edited (11-Sep-14 22:16)

Man fears the pyramid, time fears man.

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