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Passport to the Egyptian Afterlife
The Book of the Dead of Ramose

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Spell 77 - being transformed into a hawk of gold


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For being transformed into a hawk of gold. Words said by the Osiris, superivisor of archivists, Ramose, justified: I have appeared as a hawk of gold, which has come out of its egg. I have flown up and alighted as a great hawk (whose back is) 7 cubits in length ...

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