Jan 1, 1970 - Dec 21, 2019
In this Pyramid Text, King Unas flies up to the sky as a star. The narrator requests Atum to give him a huge hug and draw him up to Heaven. So cuddly!
In this text, Shu narrates all the awesome things his dad has done. Thing Number One: creating the world.
Dec 21, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019
Atum is called "Great One of the Waters," which references his watery beginnings. In another spell, the author actually claims he's as strong as Atum, but we kind of doubt it.
The viceroy (governor) of Kush, in Nubia, proclaimed Thutmose III as a great pharaoh. How? By calling Thut a "son of Atum."
Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019
This hymn is all about creation. Recap: by, um, pleasuring himself, Atum spurted out creative juices into his mouth, then sneezed out Shu, the wind, and Tefnut, the rain.
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