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XXII. HOW THEY DESIGNATE EGYPT.
To designate Egypt, 2 they depict a BURNING CENSER AND A HEART. ABOVE IT, implying, that as the heart of a jealous person is constantly inflamed, so Egypt from its heat perpetually vivifies the things which are in or near it.
Of the above nine hieroglyphical groups, I, II, III, upon the left, signify Egypt. The fourth, in the centre, signifies Upper and Lower Egypt; and is apparently that to which Horapollo alludes, but is mistaken in his description of it. V, and VI, immediately beneath it, denote King, and King of the Upper and Lower country. And XII, VIII, IX, upon the right, signify the Upper and Lower country.
45:2 Qy. Αἴγυπτος, the Nile? or Egypt after the inundation?
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