Calendar II (77)

Esna 77

Phamenoth (Peret III)

Phamenoth 1

10ḥb Ptḥ
ḥb ʿḫỉ-p.t
ḥb ẖnmw-Rʿ nb tȝ-sn.t
sḫʿ n nṯr pn
ḥnʿ psḏ.t=f
m tr n dwȝw

ẖnm-ỉtn ḥtp
m wsḫ.t
ẖr pȝ sḥ n ḥbs

fȝỉ ỉḫt
ỉr(.t) ỉrw-nb
mỉ nty r
pȝ smn-nḥp

10 Festival of Ptah.
Festival of Raising the Sky.
Festival of Khnum-Re Lord of Esna.
[Pro]cession of this god
together with his Ennead,
at the time of morning.

Union with the disk, return,
in the broad court,
under the clothing kiosk.

Elevating offerings,
performing all rites,
like what is in the (papyrus):
‘Establishing the Potter’s Wheel.’168

Phamenoth 5

ḥb Nb.t-ww

Festival of Nebtu.

Phamenoth 10-11

hrw 10
sḫʿ n ẖnmw p(ȝ)-nḫy-nfr
ẖnm-ỉtn ḥtp
m pr-sȝḥw-Rʿ

ỉr(.t) mỉt.t m dwȝw
n hrw 11
sḫʿ n ḏḥwty
ḥr-ỉb ḥw.t-ṯȝ.wy
ḥnʿ nṯr pn
m tr n (r)whȝ
[ẖnm-ỉtn ḥtp]

Day 10
Procession of Khnum the Good Protector,
Union with the disk, return,
in Per-Sahure.

Do the same in the morning
of Day 11:
Procession of Thoth
within Temple of the Chicks,
along with this god
at the time of (eve)ning.
[Union with the disk, return]

Phamenoth 14

sḫʿ n ẖnmw p(ȝ)-nḫy-nfr
r pr-ẖnmw

ỉr(.t) qbḥw snṯr
r pr-sȝḥw-Rʿ
nfryt r hrw 18
ḥtp m ḥw.t-ẖnmw

Procession of Khnum the Good Protector,
to Per-Khnum.

Perform cool water and incense
at Per-Sahure,
until day 18.
Return to the Temple of Khnum.

Pharmouthi (Peret IV)

Pharmouthi 1

ḥb ʿq n p.t
ỉr(.t) mỉ ḥb
ʿḫỉ p.t

ʿq-festival of heaven.
Act like the festival
of Raising the Sky (cf. Phamenoth 1).

Pharmouthi 11

11sḫʿ n N.t ḥkȝ pȝ-ẖrd
m tr n dwȝw
ẖnm-ỉtn ḥtp

ḥb ẖn.t nṯr.t tn
ỉr(.t) msw.t-nṯr n Rʿ
m hrw pn
ỉr(.t) msw.t-nṯr n ḥr
m ȝbd n ȝbd pn

11 Procession of Neith, Heka the Child
at the time of morning.
Union with the disk, return.

Bark procession of this goddess.
Perform the Divine Birth rite for Re
on this day.
Perform the Divine Birth rite for Horus
on the second lunar day of this month.

Pharmouthi 28

ḥb ḥr-zȝ-Is.t
sḫʿ n ḥkȝ pȝ-ẖrd
ḥr-zȝ-Is.t m hrw pn

Festival of Harsiese:
Procession of Heka the Child,
and Harsiese on this day.

Pharmouthi 30

sḫʿ n Nb.t-ww m Iwny.t
ḥtp m pr-ms
ỉr(.t) ỉrw nb r ḥḏ-tȝ

Procession of Nebtu in Iunyt,
return to the Mammisi.
Perform all rites until dawn.

Pakhons (Shomu I)

Pakhons 1

ḥb ẖnmw Nb.t-ww ḥkȝ ḏḥwty
nṯr.w nṯ šw tfn.t ḥkȝ pȝ-ẖrd
Gbb pw zȝ=sn mr=sn

ỉn šw ḏḥwty ỉr.t n nb=s

ỉr ḥr-sȝ wn-ḥr
m ḥw.t-ẖnmw

ỉỉ ỉn p(ȝ) ḥm-nṯr
nty m ʿbw-wr

12dỉ ḫʿ ḥkȝ p(ȝ)-ẖrd
r-ḥry ḫndw n nbw
m pȝy=f šn n ms

sḫʿ n Mnw-Imn r pr-ms
ḥtp m-bȝḥ Nb.t-ww
ỉw ḥr=f r-ẖnw
ỉr(.t) wn-ḥr ỉr(.t) ỉrw [nb]
wnw.t 2.t m hrw pn

sḫʿ n ḥkȝ p(ȝ)-ẖrd
Mnw m-sȝ=f
m-bȝḥ ỉt=f

sḫʿ n ẖnmw-Rʿ nb tȝ-sn.t
ḥnʿ psḏ.t=f
ẖnm-ỉtn ḥtp

ḫʿ n pȝ-ẖrd
pẖr nỉw.t=f
m-bȝḥ ỉt=f
m pr-ẖnmw

sṯȝ r pr-ms
m bȝḥ mw.t=f

sḫʿ n ẖnmw-Rʿ nb sḫ.t
ḥnʿ psḏ.t=f
n pr-ẖnmw
pr-sȝḥw-Rʿ mỉt.t

ỉr.t hrw-nfr m hrw pn
ḥb Rnn.t ḫ(r).tw r=f

Festival of Khnum, Nebtu, Heka, Thoth,
and gods and goddesses.
Shu, Tefnut, and Heka are born,
that is Geb, their beloved son.

Shu and Thoth bring back the eye to its lord.

Afterwards, revealing the face
in the Temple of Khnum.

The the priest arrives
being in a state of great purification.

12 Causing Heka the Child,
upon his golden portable throne,
to appear in his child’s lock of hair.169

Procession of Min-Amun to the mammisi,
stopping before Nebtu,
while he faces inward,
revealing the face, doing [all] rites
2nd hour of this day.

Procession of Heka the Child,
Min behind him,
before his father.

Procession of Khnum-Re Lord of Esna
along with his Ennead,
union with the disk, return.

The Child appears,
going around his city
before his father
in Per-Khnum.

Return to the mammisi
before his mother,

Procession of Khnum-Re Lord of the Field
along with his Ennead
in Per-Khnum,
Per-Sahure likewise.

Performing hrw-nfr on this day.
It is also called the ‘Festival of Renenutet.’

Pakhons 3

s[ḫʿ nṯr] pn m ʿȝ.t m pr-ms
13wḥm=f n.t
m-bȝḥ ỉt=f

Pro[cession] of this [god]
with the ʿȝ.t-crown in the mammisi.
13 He repeats with the red crown
before his father.

Pakhons 7

ḥḏ.t m pr-ms
sḫmty m-bȝḥ ỉt=f

White Crown in the mammisi,
Double Crown before his father.

Pakhons 14

tʿn.t m pr-ms
ȝḫ.t m-bȝḥ ỉt=f

in the mammisi,
before his father.

Pakhons 15

___ m pr-ms
___ m-bȝḥ ỉt=f
ṯz r pr-sȝḥw-Rʿ
ỉr(.t) ỉrw nb.w

sṯȝ m bȝḥ mw.t=f

ḫʿ n Mnw-Imn
ḥtp m pr-ms
ỉw ḥr=f r-bnr

in the mammisi,
before his father.
Going up to Per-Sahure,
performing all rites.

Return before his mother,

Appearance of Min-Amun,
stopping in the mammisi,
his face to the outside.

Pakhons 16

pȝ ỉbs m pr-ms
šw.ty m-bȝḥ ỉt=f

in the mammisi,
before his father.

Pakhons 18

___ m pr-ms
____ m ḥw.t-ẖnmw

in the mammisi,
in the Temple of Khnum.

Pakhons 20

____ m pr-ms
____ m ḥw.t-ẖnmw
nn pẖr nỉw.t=f

ỉw r pr-ms
ḥnʿ mw.t=f Nb.t[-ww]
[…] m pr-ms
14 ʿȝ m bȝḥ ỉt=f
mw.t=f m-sȝ=f

m wnw.t 8.t nt hrw
ḥtp ỉn Nb.t-ww m tȝ-sn.t

in the mammisi,
in the temple of Khnum.
No going around his city.

Coming to the mammisi
with his mother, Nebt[u]:
[…] in the mammisi,
14 great before his father,
his mother behind him.

At the 8th hour of the day,
Nebtu returns to Esna.

Pakhons 22

___ m pr-ms
pẖr nỉw.t=f
swʿb nṯr pn
ḥtp ḥr s.t=f wr.t
m ḥw.t-ẖnmw
m-bȝḥ ỉt.w=f

in the mammisi,
going around his city,
purifying this god,
resting upon his great throne
in the Temple of Khnum,
before his parents.

Pakhons 25

sḫʿ n nn nṯr.w ʿȝ.w
m ḥb wȝḥ-sȝḥW-Rʿ

ḫʿ nt ʿḥ Rnn.t
ḫ r=f
mḥ hrw 6

Procession of these great gods,
in the festival of Wah-Sahure.170

Procession of the Palace of Renenutet,
so it is also called.
Complete 6 days.

Payni (Shomu II)

Payni 1

sḫʿ n ẖnmw N.t Nb.t-ww
wṯz r pr-sȝḥw-Rʿ
ỉr(.t) ʿr 4 m r’ 4
m zbỉ-n-sḏ.t
m-rwty pr pn
nỉ(?) mȝȝ ỉn wʿb-sḫm.t
ỉr.t m qmȝ-(m)-n.t

Procession of Khnum, Neith, Nebtu.
Union with the disk.
Going up to Per-Sahure,
making 4 goats at the 4 doors
as burnt offerings
around this temple.
Not(?) seen172 by the Sakhmet priest.
Making (ritual objects) as “thrown in the water.”

Payni 4

ḥtp m tȝ-sn.t

Resting in Esna.

Payni 9

ʿq Rʿ m-ẖnw s.t-ḥr.t
r 15mȝȝ zȝ=f šw

Re enters inside the Upper Place,173 to 15 see his son, Shu.

Payni 10

ḥtp n ḥkȝ p(ȝ)-ẖrd
ẖnm-ỉtn ỉr(.t) hrw-nfr
m pr-ms
mỉt.t tpy šmw

Return of Heka the Child,
Union with the disk, hrw-nfr
in the mammisi,
just like on Shomu 1 (Pakhons 1).

Payni 14

ḥb ḥw.t-ḥr nb(.t) ʿgny
ỉr(.t) ỉrw nb
n ẖn.t Nb.t-ww
ẖnmw […]

Festival of Hathor Lady of Agny.
Perform all rites
of the boat procession of Nebtu,
Khnum […]

Payni 15

ḥtp n tȝ-sn.t

Resting in Esna.

Payni 16

ḥb Mnḥy.t
ḥb Bȝst.t
sḥtp Sḫm.t

Festival of Menhyt,
Festival of Bastet,
Pacifying Sakhmet.

Payni 26

wp-rnp.t wn-ḥr
m ḥw.t-N.t

dỉ.t mnḫt n nṯr.w
mỉ nty r II pr.t 8

New Year, Revealing of the Face,
in the Temple of Neith.

Giving cloth to the gods174 like on Peret II day 8 (Meshir 8).

Payni 30

sḥtp Sḫm.t

Appeasing Sakhmet.

Epiphi (Shomu III)

Epiphi 1

ḥb ẖnmw-Rʿ nb sḫ.t
šd msw.t-nṯr mḥ-2.t
n ḥkȝ p(ȝ)-ẖrd

Festival of Khnum-Re Lord of the Field.
Recite the Divine Birth rite a second time
for Heka the Child.

Epiphi 4



Epiphi 13

ḥb N.t wnn=s […]
m ḫwỉ zȝ=s Rʿ
m-ʿ ms.w=f

16ỉr=s sw ỉmỉ.tw wp.t=s
mḥỉ=s ẖr=f ḥr mw
ỉw=s r nỉw.t=s
m tr n III šmw 13

ḏd.n Rʿ n nṯr.w
šzp (r)-ḥȝ.t N.t
sḫʿ n nṯr.t tn
ḥnʿ psḏ.t=s

ḥtp m wsḫ.t-ḫʿ
nw dỉ(.t) ỉh.t km.t
m tr n rwhȝ

ỉr(.t) ỉrw nb.w
mỉ nty r nt-ʿ

Festival of Neith,175 as she […]
guarding her son Re
from his children.

16 She puts him between her horns,
she floats with him on the water,
and she comes to her city,
at the time of Epiphi 13.

Re said to the gods:
‘Make a light before her.’176
Procession of this goddess,
together with her Ennead.

Resting in the court of appearances.
Perform all rites
of giving a black cow
at the time of evening.177

Perform all rites
like what is in the ritual.

Epiphi 19

ḫʿ n ẖnmw p(ȝ)-nḫy-nfr
r pr-ẖnmw
ḥtp m-ẖnw r’
n š ḏsr
ỉr ḥr=f nfr r zȝ-ẖn.t

ỉḫt (ḥr) ḫȝw.t
r ḥḏ-tȝ

Appearance of Khnum the Good Protector
towards Per-Khnum.178
Stop inside the entrance
of the Red Lake,
his good face towards the zȝw-ẖn-lake.179

Offerings upon the altar,
until dawn.

Epiphi 20

ḥb ṯȝy ʿwn.t
sḫʿ n ẖnmw-Rʿ nb sḫ.t
m ʿbȝ.t
ỉw ḥr=f r-ẖnw
r snḏm ỉb n ỉt=f Itm
ḥtp m mȝrw

ỉr ḥr-sȝ ḥn(.t) rwhȝ
ḫʿ n nṯr pn r s.t-ḥr.t
smȝ.n=f sbỉ
ỉr.t ʿḥȝ 17ḥnʿ=f
m s.t ṯn

ṯtf ỉrp ʿšȝ ḥr ḥtp.w
m-bȝḥ nṯr pn
ỉw ḥr=f r mḥ.t
r zȝ-ẖn
r snfr ỉb=f
ḥr ỉr(.t) qbḥw snṯr
n nṯr.w nty.w ỉm

ỉr(.t) nt-ʿ n snfr sḫ.t

Festival of Taking the Baton.
Procession of Khnum-Re Lord of the Field
in Aba,
with him facing inside,
to please the heart of his father, Atum.
Resting in the Maru-garden.

Now after the evening service,
this god appears in the Upper Place,180
where he slaughtered the rebel,
engaging in combat 17 with him
in this place.

Pour out copious wine upon the altars
before this god,
while he faces the north
towards the zȝw-ẖn lake,181
in order to please him,
by offering cool water and incense
to the deceased gods.

Perform the rite of beautifying the field.

Epiphi 21

sḫʿ n ẖnmw-Rʿ nb sḫ.t
ḥnʿ psḏ.t=f
ẖnm-ỉtn ḥtp
ẖn.t m ỉtrw
ḥb Nb.t-ww
šd.t sš n swḏȝ sḫ.t

Procession of Khnum-Re Lord of the Field
along with his Ennead.
Union with the disk, return.
Boat procession on the river.
Festival of Nebtu.
Reciting the book of making the field thrive.

Epiphi 29

ḥb nṯr.w
m ḥb ḥm.t=s
ỉr.t nt-ʿ=sn
mḥ hrw 3

Festival of the Gods
being the Festival of her Majesty.
Performing their rites,
complete 3 days.

Mesore (Shomu IV)

Mesore 1

ḥb ẖnmw-Rʿ nb tȝ-sn.t
ḏd Rʿ n nṯr pn
ỉm ms Nw.t m ȝbd pn
ms.n wỉ ỉm=f

ṯtf ỉrṯ.t m ḫft-ḥr
ḫʿ nṯr pn

Festival of Khnum-Re Lord of Esna.
Re said to this god:
‘Nut may not182 give birth in this month,
in which I was born.’

Pouring out milk in the forecourt,
appearance of this god.

Mesore 20

ḥb Mnḥwy
ỉḫt (ḥr) ḫȝw.t

Festival of Menehwy.183
Offerings (upon) the altar.

Mesore 30

ḥb ẖnmw ỉr(.w) m pr-ẖnmw
18ỉr ỉw wnw.t 12.t n rwhȝ
sḫʿ n ẖnmw ḥry s.t=f wr.t
r [Xnm] itn
sṯỉ tkȝ ʿšʿ [ỉn?] z nb

Festival of Khnum, done in Per-Khnum.
18 Now when the 12th hour of night comes
[pro]cession of Khnum upon his great throne,
to [unite with] the disk.184
Lighting many torches [by?] all men.

Epagomenal Days

Extra Day 1

ms Wsỉr ḥb
ỉr(.t) mnḫt n ẖnmw-Rʿ nb tȝ-sn.t
ḥnʿ psḏ.t=f
ỉḫt (ḥr) ḫȝw.t

Birth of Osiris, festival.
Give cloth to Khnum-Re Lord of Esna,
along with his Ennead.
Offerings (upon) the altar.

Extra Day 2

ms ḥr
ḥb ḥkȝ p(ȝ)-ẖrd
wn-ḥr m r-pr.w
m wnw.t 8.t tn

Birth of Horus,
Festival of Heka the Child,
Revealing the face in temples
at the 8th hour.

Extra Day 3

ỉḫt (ḥr) ḫȝw.t

Offerings (upon) the altar.

Extra Day 4

ms Is.t
ḥb pn nfr n p.t-tȝ
ỉr(.t) mnḫ.t n ẖnmw
ḥnʿ psḏ.t=f

Birth of Isis.
This good festival on heaven and earth.
Give cloth to Khnum
along with his Ennead.

Extra Day 5

ms Nb.t-ḥw.t ḥb
wn Is.t m pr-Nṯr
ḫʿỉ r tp hrw 10


Birth of Nephthys, festival.
Isis is in Per-netjer,
appearing every 10 days.

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