A REFERENCE TO THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
Facsimile 3 is an ancient Egyptian funerary scene belonging to the deceased Hor.
Scenes from the Egyptian Book of the Dead.
|Above||Stars represent the souls of the dead.|
Abraham sitting upon Pharaoh’s throne, by the politeness of the king, with a crown upon his head, representing the Priesthood, as emblematical of the grand Presidency in Heaven; with the scepter of justice and judgment in his hand.
The Egyptian god Osiris.
Writing above Osiris:
Words spoken by Osiris, the Foremost of the Westerners: May you, Osiris Hor, abide at the side of the throne of his greatness.
King Pharaoh, whose name is given in the characters above his head.
The Egyptian goddess Isis, the wife of Osiris.
Writing above Isis:
The great Isis, mother of the god.
Signifies Abraham in Egypt as given also in Figure 10 of Facsimile No. 1.
|A libation stand.|
Prince of Pharaoh, King of Egypt, as written above the hand.
The Egyptian goddess Ma’at.
Writing above Ma’at:
Ma’at, Lady of the West.
Shulem, one of the king’s principal waiters, as represented by the characters above his hand.
The deceased, Osiris Hor.
Writing above Osiris Hor:
Osiris Hor, the justified forever.
Olimlah, a slave belonging to the prince.
The Egyptian God Anubis.
The writing above Anubis:
Words spoken by Anubis who makes protection Lord of heaven, Foremost of the Westerners.
The gods of the West, the gods of the cavern, the gods of the south, north, west and east say: May Osiris Hor, justified, born of Taykhebyt, prosper.