The Pyramid Texts of UNAS

by Wim van den Dungen


The Tomb of King Unas

introduction l English text l commentary


"<" or ">" between numbers = sequence of the text
"<" from right to left (facing right) or ">" from left to right (facing left)

pictures adapted by the author L.F. Husson in :
Piankoff, A. : The Pyramid of Unas, Bollingen Series, 1968.


SARCOPHAGUS CHAMBER


PROTECTIVE SPELLS


I

West Gable
(226 - 243)

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translation


OFFERING LITURGY


II

North Wall

reg.1 = 23, 25, 32 - 57
reg.2 = 72 - 79, 81 - 96, 108 - 116
reg.3 = 117 - 171

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the text reads from left to right - three registers (reg.1 = top)
translation


VOYAGE TO THE DUAT


III

South Wall
(
213 - 219)

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the text reads from right to left
translation


CORONATION - RETURN


IV

East Wall
(
219 - 224)

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the text reads from right to left
translation


FOODSPELLS TO REPLENISH THE KING AS HORUS


V

East Gable
(204 - 205, 207, 209, 210 - 212)

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translation


PASSAGE-WAY


OFFERINGS - TO THE AKHET


VI

North and South Walls
(199, 32, 25, 200 and 244 - 246)

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translation


ANTECHAMBER


OSIRIS KING UNAS IS SOLAR


VII

West Gable
(247 - 253)

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the text reads from right to left
translation


THE HORUS-KING ACQUIRES THE HORIZON


VIII

West Wall
(254 - 258 & 260)

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the text reads from right to left
translation


ON HIS WAY TO THE SKY


IX

South Wall
(260 - 263, 267 - 272)

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the text reads from right to left
translation


BOOK OF ASCENSION


X

North Wall
(302 - 312)

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the text reads from left to right
translation


ARRIVAL IN AND RETURN FROM HEAVEN


XI

East Gable
(273 - 276)

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translation


ARRIVAL IN HEAVEN


XII

East Wall
(277 - 301)

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Corridor


THRESHOLD TO THE IMPERISHABLES


XIII

West and East Walls
(313 - 317 and 318 - 321)

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the text reads from right to left

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the text reads from left to right
translation


 

 

 

 

 

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