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Prayer to Re-harakhti (1.29)
(770 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Egyptian Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Prayers


This is an individual supplication in a fairly stereotypic form, probably designed for use by different people in various situations. The worshipper asks for acceptance of his prayers without praying for anything in particular and confesses his sins and folly without reference to specific transgressions.

The worshipper seems to be a pilgrim to the temple at Heliopolis. The prayer is an express…

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Fox, Michael V., “Prayer to Re-harakhti (1.29)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 04 December 2021 <>

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