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Beginning of Time and the End of Eternity ~ Calendar of Ancient Egypt

The Beginning of Time and the End of Eternity

In the Presence of the Nab ar Djar – Lord of the End

Found in books in in the Par Madja’t – House of Books

The ascending and descending of the Pasdjat wr – Great Ennead

Three houses, one each, – Tomorrow, A’sir – Yesterday, Har – Today

 

The calendar of ancient Egypt is reconstructed using the latest research into Helioplian, Memphite, regional, astronomical, Delta region and Elephantine mythologies. Its festival days, good and combative days are found in several archaeological and literary sources. The calendar is calibrated with the Heliacal rising of Sapdat (Sirius) that establishes the opening of the year (Wpat Ranapat) over the ancient Capital of Man nafr (Memphis) as it was traditionally established in the Early Dynastic period, c. 2773 b.c.e. The calendar is one of the most important facets of ancient Egyptian culture.

Archaeological Sources

Papyrus Cairo 86637 c. 1271 – 1163 BCE

Temple of Horus at Edfu c. 142 – 57 BCE

Temple of Hathor at Dendera c. 305 – 100 CE

Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu, c. 1150 BCE

granite trough for the seeded earth, Dynasty 22 king at Koptos, c. 850 BCE

Papyrus Jumilhac, c. 100 BCE

Papyrus Louvre N 3176, c. 332 – 30 BCE

Papyrus Sallier no. IV, 19th Dynasty, c. 1,293 – 1,185 b.c.e.

British Museum Papyrus EA10474 verso – Calendar of Lucky and Unlucky Days, Third Intermediate Period, c. 1,080 – 525 b.c.e.

El-Lahun (Kahun) Papyrus, 12th Dynasty, c. 1,991 – 1,782 b.c.e.

 

Literary Sources

Gautschy, R. Der Stern Sirius in Aegypten. – Published in: Zeitschrift fur Aegyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 178, Vol. 2, 2011, 116-131.

Dawson Warren R. Some Observations on the Egyptian Calendars of Lucky and Unlucky Days – Published in: The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Volume. 12, Number 3 October 1926.

February 22, 2019
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    February 22, 2019

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February 23, 2019
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    February 23, 2019

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February 24, 2019
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February 25, 2019
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    February 25, 2019

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February 26, 2019
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February 27, 2019
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February 28, 2019
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March 1, 2019
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March 2, 2019
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March 3, 2019
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    March 3, 2019

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March 4, 2019
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March 5, 2019
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March 6, 2019
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March 7, 2019
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March 8, 2019
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March 9, 2019
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March 10, 2019
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    March 10, 2019

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March 11, 2019
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March 12, 2019
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March 13, 2019
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    March 13, 2019

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March 14, 2019
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    March 14, 2019

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March 15, 2019
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    March 15, 2019

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March 16, 2019
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    March 16, 2019

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March 17, 2019
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    March 17, 2019

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March 18, 2019
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    March 18, 2019

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March 19, 2019
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    March 19, 2019

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March 20, 2019
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    March 20, 2019

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March 21, 2019
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March 22, 2019
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    March 22, 2019

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