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Interestingly, in the tomb of Seti I, she is oriented correctly for the swallowing and birth of the sun, but not in the tomb of Ramesses IV.Other motifs within the scene include several sun disks, a winged scarab in front of the knees of the goddess, a vulture atop the heraldic plant of Upper Egypt behind her legs, and nest of migratory birds next to her arms.

The brief captions augment this understanding and are distributed over the entire scene, describing its details as well as the actions of the sun god, the decans and other divine beings. Neugebauer set out and coded the various captions within the depiction.

For example, Text L provides a definition of the "far regions of the sky", that are in the primeval darkness and waters, not touched by the sun. A list of decans that may originate in the Middle Kingdom are provided in Texts S through X.

It was Jean-Francois Champollion and Hippolito Rosellini who published the earliest drawing of the representation of the sky goddess.

These, and some investigation that followed, were all from the version found in the tomb (KV2) of Ramesses IV, for the Osireion in Abydos had not been discovered at that point. The book itself is pictorial in nature, and resembles to some degree the Book of the Heavenly Cow.

The commentary from the Roman period was published by H. There are brief captions that seem to be overwhelmed by the huge image of the sky.

Nut is shown as a woman supported by the God Shu who holds her body aloft.

A prologue and concluding representation stand out from the main text.

It should also be noted that the Book of the Day and the Book of the Night may have been intended as a single entity, but they are only shown together in the tomb of Ramesses VI.

by Roland Mastaff After the death of Akhenaten, signaling the end of the Amarna Period, we find a new set of Books related to the afterlife.

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