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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.

June 16, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 3

    June 16, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 3

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June 17, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 4

    June 17, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 4

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June 18, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 5

    June 18, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 5

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June 19, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 6

    June 19, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 6

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June 20, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 7

    June 20, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 7

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June 21, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 8

    June 21, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 8

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June 22, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 9

    June 22, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 9

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June 23, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 10

    June 23, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 10

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June 24, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 11

    June 24, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 11

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June 25, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 12

    June 25, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 12

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June 26, 2019
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    June 26, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 13

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June 27, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 14

    June 27, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 14

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June 28, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 15

    June 28, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 15

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June 29, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 16

    June 29, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 16

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June 30, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 17

    June 30, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 17

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July 1, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 18

    July 1, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 18

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July 2, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 19

    July 2, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 19

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July 3, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 20

    July 3, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 20

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July 4, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 21

    July 4, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 21

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July 5, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 22

    July 5, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 22

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July 6, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 23

    July 6, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 23

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July 7, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 24

    July 7, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 24

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July 8, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 25

    July 8, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 25

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July 9, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 26

    July 9, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 26

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July 10, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 27

    July 10, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 27

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July 11, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 28

    July 11, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 28

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July 12, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 29

    July 12, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 29

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July 13, 2019
  • IIII Shamw Wpat Ranapat Day 30

    July 13, 2019

    Fourth month of the season Shamw (Low Water) month of Wpat Ranapat (Opening of the Year) Day 30

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July 14, 2019
  • I Harw Ranapat Birth of A'sir

    July 14, 2019

    First day of Haryw Ranapat (Days above the year) Birth of A'sir (Osiris)

    The (Warw) Great Ones are born.
    As to the Great ones whose forms are not mysterious, beware of them...Birth of Asir (Osiris), Birth of Har (Horus), Birth of Satash (Seth), Birth of A'sat (Isis), Birth of Nabat Hwt (Nephthys).
    Anyone who knows the names of the five additional days shall not be hungry, shall not be thirsty.
    Ba'sat shall not overpower him. He will not enter into the great law court, he will not die through an enemy of the Pharaoh and will not die through the pestilence of the year.
    He will last every day till death arrives, no illness will take possession of him.
    As to he who knows the names of the five additional days, he shall be prosperous.
    His speech shall be important, heard in the presence of Rع (Ra).

    O A'sir, bull in his cavern whose name is hidden from his children, known to his mother.
    Hail to you; I am your son.
    O father A'sir.
    The name of this day is Who does not know his oar

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July 15, 2019
  • I Haryw Ranapat Birth of Har

    July 15, 2019

    First Harw Ranapat (Day above the year) Birth of Har (Horus)

    "]The Great Ones are born.
    As to the Great ones whose forms are not mystarious, beware of them...Birth of Asir (Osiris), Birth of Har (Horus), Birth of Satash (Seth), Birth of A'sat (Isis), Birth of Nabat Hwt (Nephthys).
    Anyone who knows the names of the five additional days shall not be hungry, shall not be thirsty.
    Ba'sat shall not ovarpower him. He will not enter into the great law court, he will not die through an enemy of the king and will not die through the pestilence of the year.
    He will last every day till death arrives, no illness will take possession of him.
    As to he who knows the names of the five additional days, he shall be prosperous.
    His speech shall be important, heard in the presence of Rع (Ra).

    Har the feared fighter who is in his Tower fights the timid one in his pool.
    Great of strength, possessor of fear, great of awe.
    pure bull in his field
    O Har of Ausim (Letopolis)
    The name of this day is Who bails out
    without his oar. sailing in the pool of the عity canal

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