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Hymn to Thoth. Papyrus Anastasi III (J.L.Foster)

Praises to you, Lord of the Manor, holy baboon with shining mane, Of pleasing aspect, gentle, charming, loved by all. To him belongs contentment – for he is Thoth who overwhelms the earth with beauty! His headdress is red jasper,…
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Prayer to Thoth for wisdom in His service, papyrus Anastasi V (J.L.Foster; +unknown translator)

Come to me, Djehuty! O glorious sacred Ibis, God, who loves Hermopolis. Scribe of letters to the Ennead. exalted in Heliopolis! Come to me that you may give good counsel and make me wise in your affairs. Your calling is…
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Great Hymn of Horemheb to Thoth (J.L.Foster)

Worship of Thoth, son of Re, beautiful emergent Moon, lord of appearances, who illumines the gods, by the hereditary prince, mayor, vizier, fan-bearer on the king’s right hand, commander in chief of the armies, royal scribe, Horemheb, vindicated. He says:…
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Prayer to Ptah, Sakhmet, Ptah-Sokar, and Osiris (Statue of Horemheb in New York)

A gift of the living king to Ptah South of his Wall, Sakhmet, beloved of Ptah, Ptah-Sokar, lord of Shetyt, and Osiris, lord of Rosetau: May you all allow my Soul to come forth in the day to see the…
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Prayer to Thoth – papyrus Sallier I (J.L.Foster)

O Thoth, take me to Hermopolis, Your City where it is pleasant to live, providing for my needs of food and drink and watching over the words I utter. If only Thoth would be near me tomorrow! ‘Come’, They say,…
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Hymn to Thoth and Maat (J.L.Foster)

Praises to you, Djehuty, Lord of Hermopolis, who came to be of himself, not being born; Sole god, who governs the underworld, who gives instruction to the Westerners— Those who are in the retinue of Re— and who distinguishes among…
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