Source for the
composition: chapters 96 and 97 are not attested before the New Kingdom. In
the earlier Eighteenth Dynasty manuscripts, they form a single composition;
in latere Eighteenth Dynasty manuscripts they are divided into two. Chapter
96 is a short declaration to secure a place beside Thoth, god of knowledge,
in the afterlife
following transliteration and translation are taken from the version preserved
in the mid to late Eighteenth Dynasty papyrus of Nu (British Museum EA 10477),
where the two chapters are combined.
of combined Chapter 96-97
r n wn r-gs DHwty
rdit Ax s m Xrt-nTr
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