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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.

January 29, 2020
  • Rebellion in the shrine

    January 29, 2020

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  • Combative, Morning, Day and Night

    January 29, 2020

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  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 15

    January 29, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 15

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January 30, 2020
  • Opening of the sid, looking into the doorways of Wa'asat

    January 30, 2020

    Opening of the sid (window), looking into the doorways of Wa'asat (Karnak).

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  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 16

    January 30, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 16

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  • Combative, Morning, Day and Night

    January 30, 2020

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January 31, 2020
  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 17

    January 31, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 17

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  • Combative, Morning, Day and Night

    January 31, 2020

    Do not pronounce the name of Satash (Seth), lest you fight in your house eternally.

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February 1, 2020
  • Nwat reckons the days

    February 1, 2020

    Nwat (Nut) reckons the days

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  • Good, Morning, Day and Night

    February 1, 2020

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  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 18

    February 1, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 18

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February 2, 2020
  • Good, Morning, Day and Night

    February 2, 2020

    Do not go out of your house to see shw (morning sunlight).

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  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 19

    February 2, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 19

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  • Foreign land is personified as Ma'-Imw

    February 2, 2020

    Foreign land is personified as Ma'-Imw (grieving lion)

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February 3, 2020
  • Combative, Morning, Day and Night

    February 3, 2020

    Do not see shw (morning sunlight)

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  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 20

    February 3, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 20

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February 4, 2020
  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 21

    February 4, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 21

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  • Good, Morning, Day and Night

    February 4, 2020

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February 5, 2020
  • Combative, Morning, Day and Night

    February 5, 2020

    Do not get the thought of pronouncing the name of the serpents

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  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 22

    February 5, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 22

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February 6, 2020
  • Har in Kam-war of his years in his vary beautiful images

    February 6, 2020

    Har (Horus) in Kam-war (Great-black, Mnevis bull) of his years in his vary beautiful images
    Mnevis, also called Menvis, Egyptian Nm-wr, Greek form of Mr-wr, a sacred bull deity worshipped at Heliopolis. As one of several sacred bulls in Egypt, he was most closely associated with the sun god Rع-Itamw (Atum-Ra). Although not attested with certainty until the Middle Kingdom (1938–c. 1630 BCE), the Mnevis bull may be that which is referenced by the phrase “bull of Heliopolis,” which occurs in the Pyramid Texts. The Mnevis bull was either black or piebald in colour, and in sculptures and paintings he was represented with a solar disc between his horns."

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  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 23

    February 6, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 23

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  • Birth of the mysterious one with his limbs catching his children born to him in Djap

    February 6, 2020

    Birth of the mysterious one with his limbs catching his children born to him in Djap (lost village in Lower Egypt near Saqqara)

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February 7, 2020
  • Combative, Morning, Day and Night

    February 7, 2020

    Do not go out on any road

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  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 24

    February 7, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 24

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February 8, 2020
  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 25

    February 8, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 25

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  • Great qari which Natjrw of Djasarat made

    February 8, 2020

    Great qari (storm cloud) which Natjrw (gods) of Djasarat (the holy place) made

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  • Combative, Morning, Day and Night

    February 8, 2020

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February 9, 2020
  • Combative, Morning, Day and Night

    February 9, 2020

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  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 26

    February 9, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 26

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  • He was sent into the cave without the knowledge of the warw to look for Sap of coming

    February 9, 2020

    He was sent into the cave without the knowledge of the warw (great ones) to look for Sap (occasion-spirit) of coming

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February 10, 2020
  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 27

    February 10, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 27

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  • Combative, Morning, Day and Night

    February 10, 2020

    Do not do anything today

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February 11, 2020
  • Good, Morning, Day and Night

    February 11, 2020

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  • Wanan-nafar puts up the twrayat-tree

    February 11, 2020

    Wanan-nafar (Onnophris) puts up the twrayat-tree

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  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 28

    February 11, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 28

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  • A'sir in A'bdjw

    February 11, 2020

    A'sir (Osiris) in A'bdjw (Abydos)

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February 12, 2020
  • Good, Morning, Day and Night

    February 12, 2020

    Anything you see on this day will be good.

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  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 29

    February 12, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 29

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February 13, 2020
  • III Parat RakaH Nadjas Day 30

    February 13, 2020

    3rd month of the season Parat (Going forth) month of RakaH Nadjas (Lesser burning) Day 30

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  • عrqyaH - last day of the month

    February 13, 2020

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  • Names of the عrayat comes into existence

    February 13, 2020

    Names of the عrayat (dwelling in the horizon) comes into existence

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  • III mansions, I each of: Rع A'sir and Har

    February 13, 2020

    III mansions, I each of: Rع (Tomorrow) A'sir (Yesterday) and Har (Today)

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February 14, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 1

    February 14, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 1

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February 15, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 2

    February 15, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 2

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February 16, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 3

    February 16, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 3

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February 17, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 4

    February 17, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 4

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February 18, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 5

    February 18, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 5

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February 19, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 6

    February 19, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 6

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February 20, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 7

    February 20, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 7

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February 21, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 8

    February 21, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 8

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February 22, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 9

    February 22, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 9

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February 23, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 10

    February 23, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 10

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February 24, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 11

    February 24, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 11

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February 25, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 12

    February 25, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 12

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February 26, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 13

    February 26, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 13

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February 27, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 14

    February 27, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 14

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February 28, 2020
  • IIII Parat Rannwtat Day 15

    February 28, 2020

    4th month of the season Parat (going forth) month of Rannwtat (Renenutet) Natjrat (goddess) of harvest Day 15

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