Utterances, forces, and beings in Egyptian magic

As I research my book I have been struck by the extent to which the Ancient Egyptians personified forces as beings, and depersonified beings as utterances.  Have a look, for example, at this description from Coffin Text Spell 261: I am he whom the Sole Lord made before there came into being the two meals … Continue reading “Utterances, forces, and beings in Egyptian magic”