Tomb of Hesi (Sixth Dynasty at Saqqara)

As for anyone who will enter this tomb after he has eaten abominations which the akh abominates (or) after he has copulated with women; I will be judged with him in the council of the Great God.

Own translation from Silverman, D. P. (2000), ‘The Threat-Formula and Biographical Text in the Tomb of Hezi at Saqqara’, in JARCE 37, 1-13.

Colledge, S. L. (2015), The Process of Cursing in Ancient Egypt. PhD thesis. University of Liverpool. Available at: (Accessed: 19/2/17)


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