Column 6 (239246)
Esna 239
 Location: Column 6
 Date: Probably Trajan

Hieroglyphic Text
 Bibliography: None. See LGG references in Tempeltexte 2.0
^{A}nsw.tbỉty
ỉwn ḥrỉb ȝḫ.t
nb ḥḥ.w qmȝ ḥfn.w
ỉr ḥp.t=f
m ḥḥ n ḥḥ.w
swḥ n ḫsbḏ
nḥm qnw
sḫp(r) wȝḏwȝḏ
<qmȝ> ỉnm.w
ỉtỉt.w(?) n pȝwty tpy
wtṯ nfy nḥp nn
qmȝ nḫb
m ḥrỉb Nwnw
ỉr Rʿ m qȝy qȝ
ẖnmwRʿ nb tȝsn.t
nb sḫ.t
ḥqȝ ʿȝ ḥn.t
ỉty m rȝḥȝ.wt
^{A} The King of Upper and Lower Egypt,
Iunpillar within the Akhet,
Lord of millions, who created myriads;
who set his limits
as millions of millions.
Wind of lapislazuli;
he who rescues the desert area,^{108}
who produces verdure,
and <creates> colors.
Father of fathers of the First Primeval,^{109}
who begat this, and fashioned that;
he who created the lotus
in the middle of Nun,
and made Re in the high mound:
KhnumRe Lord of Esna,
Lord of the Field,
Great Chief of the canal,^{110}
Sovereign in the river mouths.
^{B}nsw.tbỉty
Nw.t bẖ.t n Rʿ
ỉr.tRʿ
ḥr.t tp n zȝ=s
dgȝ ḥr.wnb.w
nḏ.t n Ḥrȝḫty
šps.t wsr.t
ršw Rʿ n mȝȝ=s
nb(.t) wpy
šȝʿ.tw n=s nhm
nb(.t) tḫ
ʿšȝ ḥb.w
nn wrš ỉhȝy m wbȝw=s
ršw ṯḥḥ m ḥr=s nfr
Nb.tww nb(.t) tȝsn.t
nb(.t) ỉbȝ
^{B} The King of Upper and Lower Egypt,
Nut, who gave birth to Re,
the Eye of Re
upon the head of her son,
whom all faces behold.
Protector of Harakhty,
the august and mighty one,
Re rejoices from seeing her;^{111}
Lady of festival,
for whom jubilation was begun,
numerous of festivals:
there is no drought of cheers in her forecourt,
celebration and rejoicing are in her good face:
Nebtu, Lady of Esna,
Lady of the Dance.
Esna 240
 Location: Column 6
 Date: Trajan
 Hieroglyphic Text
Cartouches of Trajan, Khnum, Neith, Menhyt, Nebtu, and Heka. Multiple unique spellings.
Heka’s names are spelled as follows:
2
4
9
11
Esna 241
 Location: Column 6
 Date: Trajan

Hieroglyphic Text
 Bibliography: Sauneron 1982, pp. 2731; see also Tempeltexte 2.0
This hymn is a continuation of Esna 234.
6 bis^{1}n Nb.tww
nb(.t) ḥw.tN.t
wr ỉdb
^{1} For Nebtu,
Lady of the Temple of Neith,
great of cultivated areas.
n Nb.tww
nb(.t) Prẖnmw
ḥnw.t sḫ.t
For Nebtu,
Lady of PerKhnum,
mistress of the field.
n Nb.tww
nb(.t) Prnṯr
ḥqȝ(.t) ȝḫ.t
For Nebtu,
Lady of PerNetjer,
ruler of the field.
n Nb.tww
nb(.t) ʿḥ
ḥnw.t sm.w
For Nebtu
Lady of the palace,
mistress of vegetables.
n Nb.tww
nb(.t) ʿbȝ
ḥnw.t ỉḫt nb.w
For Nebtu
Lady of Aba,
mistress of all things.
n Nb.tww
Ỉs.t wr.t
mw.tnṯr
nb(.t) ḥw.tbȝ.w
For Nebtu,
great Isis,
mother of God,
Lady of Temple of the Bas.
n Nb.tww
špd.t ʿnq.t
For Nebtu,
Sothis and Anukis.
n Nb.tww
Rʿ.ttȝ.wy
For Nebtu,
Rattawy.
^{2}n Nb.tww
Mw.t wr.t
nb(.t) Ỉšrw
For Nebtu,
Mut the great,
Lady of the Isheru.
n Nb.tww
Ḥw.tḥr ḥr(.t)ỉb Wȝs.t
For Nebtu,
Hathor within Thebes.
n Nb.tww
Ṯnn.tỈwny.t
For Nebtu,
TjenenetIunyt.
n Nb.tww
sḫm.t ʿȝ.t
mr.t Ptḥ
For Nebtu,
Sakhmet the great,
beloved of Ptah.
n Nb.tww
ḫnty s.t=s
r nṯr.w
For Nebtu,
whose position is most advanced
of the gods.
n Nb.tww
ỉʿrr.t n(.t) Ptḥ
ḫnty s.t=s
r nṯr.w
For Nebtu,
uraeus of Ptah,
whose position is most advanced
of the gods.
^{3}n Nb.tww
sḫm.t tp(.t) ỉn.t
^{3} For Nebtu,
Sakhmet atop the valley.
n Nb.tww
nb(.t) P ḥnw.t dp
For Nebtu,
Lady of Pe, Mistress of Dep.
n Nb.tww
ỉr(.t) ȝḫ.w
For Nebtu
who does wonderful things.
n Nb.tww
ḫnt(.t) sḫ.t
šzp(.t) ỉmy=s
For Nebtu,
foremost of the Field,
who accepts what is in it.
n Nb.tww
ḫnt(.t) Ṯȝwr m ỉȝbt.t
rdỉ(.t) ṯȝw r fnḏ
n wrḏỉb
For Nebtu,
foremost of the Thinite nome in the east,^{112}
who gives air to the nose
of Weary of Heart (Osiris).
n Nb.tww
nb.t mȝy.t
ḥnw.t [qȝy.t]
For Nebtu,
Lady of new lands,
mistress of [high ground].
^{4}n Nb.tww
Rnn.t nfr.w
^{4} For Nebtu
Renenutet of good things.
n Nb.tww
nb(.t) kȝw
ʿšȝ ḏfȝw
For Nebtu
Lady of food,
numerous of provisions.
n Nb.tww
sḫp(r.t) ẖr.t
n ḥr.w nb.w
For Nebtu
who produces sustenance
for everybody.
n Nb.tww
ḥnw.t npr.t
nb(.t) sm.w
ḫnt.t ḫnttȝ
For Nebtu,
Mistress of grain,
Lady of vegetables,
foremost of Khentta.
n Nb.tww
ȝḫ.t nb(.t) ȝḫ.t
For Nebtu,
the Field, Lady of the field.
n Nb.tww
ẖnm(.t) ḫntysḫ.t=f
For Nebtu
who unites with Foremost of his Field
(Khnum).
n Nb.tww
ỉỉ(.t) m Ḥʿpỉ
r [bʿḥ] ȝḫ.t
For Nebtu,
who arrives as Hapi,
to [flood] the field.
^{5}n Nb.tww
nb.t sm.w
ʿšȝ wȝḏwȝḏ
^{5} For Nebtu,
Lady of plants,
plentiful of vegetation.
n Nb.tww
srwḏ(.t) ḫ.tnʿnḫ
For Nebtu,
who makes the woodoflife grow.
n Nb.tww
ḏdȝ np(ry)
For Nebtu
she with hearty grain.
n Nb.tww
wnm r’ nb
(m) pr ỉm=s
For Nebtu,
every mouth eats
(of) what grows from her.
n Nb.tww
bwt=s ḥq(r) ỉbw
For Nebtu
who detests hunger and thirst.
n Nb.tww
nb(.t) wpy.w
ḥnw.t tḫ
For Nebtu,
Lady of wpyfestivals,
mistress of inebration.
n Nb.tww
^{6}nb.t wrh
ḥnw.t ỉhy
For Nebtu,
^{6} Lady of wrhdance,
mistress of jubilation.
n Nb.tww
ḥnw.t mnỉ.t sšš
For Nebtu,
mistress of the menit and sistrum.
n Nb.tww
ỉḥy n [kȝ]=s
For Nebtu,
for whose [Ka] one makes music.
n [Nb.tww]
wp.tw hbn n kȝ=s
For \[Nebtu\],
for whose Ka one opens jars.^{113}
n Nb.tww
nb(.t) ỉhy
ḥqȝ(.t) ȝw(.t)ỉb
For Nebtu,
Lady of jubilation,
ruler of happiness.
n Nb.tww
šps.t wsr.t
^{7}sḥtp.t ỉb n ỉt=s Rʿ
For Nebtu,
august and mighty,
^{7} who pacifies her father, Re.
n Nb.tww
Tfn.t m s.t tn
For Nebtu,
Tefnut in this place.
n Nb.tww
š[ps.t…]
For Nebtu,
Au[gust ….]
[n Nb.tww]
ḥnw.t ḥm.wt
For Nebtu,
Mistress of women.
n Nb.tww
ḥnw.t prnsw.t
For Nebtu,
Mistress of the King’s house.
n Nb.tww
nb(.t) ḥzy.t
ʿȝ mrw.t
For Nebtu,
Lady of praise,
great of love.
n Nb.tww
spr(.t) r ḥb=s
m tȝsn.t
For Nebtu,
who arrives to her festival
in Esna.
n Nb.tww
wȝḥ nḥb.t r tȝ
^{8}ỉn ỉmy.w tȝ
ḥr ndb=f
For Nebtu,
those on earth
in its entirety
^{8} throw (their) neck on the ground.
n [N]b.tww
sḏm(.t) spr.w
n ḥr.wnb.w
For [Ne]btu,
who hears prays
from everybody.
n Nb.tww
mḥn.t ḥr tp
nṯr nb
[…]
For Nebtu,
who coils upon the head
of every god
[…]
[n Nb.tww]
ḥr(.t) s.t wr.t
[For Nebtu],
upon the great throne.
n Nb.tww
nb(.t) ʿẖnwty
For Nebtu,
Lady of the audience hall.
n Nb.tww
nb(.t) sḫ.t
ḥnw.t ḫntš
For Nebtu,
Lady of the field,
mistress of the arbor.
n Nb.tww
nb.t ʿ.t n.t ^{9} ḫ.wt
For Nebtu,
Lady of the ^{9} orchard.
n Nb.tww
nb(.t) šn.w
srwḏ.t rwḏ nb
For Nebtu,
Lady of trees,
who makes all plants grow.
n Nb.tww
ỉr(.t) šnb.t n Rʿ
ẖnm(.t) ỉt=s Ỉtm
For Nebtu,
who acts as chest for Re,
who unites with her father, Atum.
n Nb.tww
mḥn.t m tp nb=s
ḫnd Ḥr m ḥʿʿ
For Nebtu,
who coils on the head of her lord,
so Horus travels in joy.
n Nb.tww
Bȝst.t nb(.t) Bȝst.t
m sḫ.tnṯr
For Nebtu,
Bastet lady of Bubastis,
in the Field of God.
n Nb.tww
Ỉw=sʿȝ=s nb(.t) wḥʿtȝ
For Nebtu,
Iusaas Lady of wḥʿtȝ
(Heliopolis).
^{10}n Nb.tww
m ḏd=s nb.w
^{10} For Nebtu,
in all that she says.
n Nb.tww
ḫnt.t Ỉwnw
wsḫnmt.t m skt.t
For Nebtu,
foremost of Heliopolis,
broad of steps in the night bark.
n Nb.tww
Mȝʿ.t m ḥȝ.t
wỉȝ n Rʿ
For Nebtu,
Maat at the prow
of the bark of Re.
n Nb.tww
Nẖb.t nb.t Nḫb
For Nebtu,
Nekhbet, Lady of Elkab.
n Nb.tww
ʿnq.t nb(.t) tȝ
For Nebtu,
Anukis, Lady of Ta (Komir).^{114}
n Nb.tww
Nb.tḥtp.t nb(.t) tȝ.wy
For Nebtu,
Nebethetepet, Lady of the Two Lands.
n Nb.tww
Mn.t nb(.t) ỉȝbt.t
^{11}Ḥw.tḥr wr.t nb(.t) ʿgny
For Nebtu,
Menet, Lady of the East,^{115}
^{11} Hathor the great, Lady of ʿAgny.
n Nb.tww
nbw.tʿȝy.t
nb(.t) (ỉmy)wȝḏ=s
For Nebtu,
the Great Gold,
Lady of (ỉmy)wȝḏ=s.^{116}
n Nb.tww
(Ỉs.t)Ỉr.tnfr(.t)
ʿšȝ ḥb.w
ḫnt.t ḥw.tȝw(.tỉb)
For Nebtu,
(Isis)Ỉr.tnfr.t
numerous of festivals,
foremost of the Temple of Happiness.^{117}
n Nb.tww
Nb.tḥw.t ʿnq.t
m ȝ.t=s
For Nebtu,
Nephthys and Anukis
in her moment (of rage).
n Nb.tww
Tȝsn.tnfr.t Tfn.t
For Nebtu,
Tasenetnefret, Tefnut.^{118}
n Nb.tww
Spd.t nb(.t) tprnp.t
For Nebtu,
Sothis, Lady of the New Year.
n Nb.tww
ỉr.t Ḥr wr.t
For Nebtu,
great Eye of Horus.
^{12}n Nb.tww
nb(.t) prwr
ḥnw.t prnsr
ḫnt.t prnw
^{12} For Nebtu,
Lady of the prwr,
mistress of the prnsr,
foremost of the prnw.
n Nb.tww
Mȝʿ.t zȝ.t Rʿ
For Nebtu,
Maat, daughter of Re.
n Nb.tww
Tfn.t zȝ=s ḥkȝ
For Nebtu,
Tefnut, whose son is Heka.
n Nb.tww
Tfn.t Rnn.t
n prms
For Nebtu,
Tefnut, Renenet
of the Mammisi.
n Nb.tww
Ỉp.tḥm.t=s
ḫnt.t ȝḫ.t
For Nebtu,
Ỉp.tḥm.t=s,
foremost of the Akhet.
n Nb.tww
sḫp(r.t) zȝ=s m nsw.t
For Nebtu,
who makes her son the king.
n Nb.tww
sḫp(r.t) ^{13}Ḥr m pr=f
For Nebtu,
who produces ^{13} Horus in his domain.
n Nb.tww
Sšȝ.t nb(.t) zš
For Nebtu,
Seshat, Lady of Writing.
n Nb.tww
Ỉs.t ḫnt.t Prẖnmw
For Nebtu,
Isis, foremost of PerKhnum.
n Nb.tww
Wnw.t šmʿ
For Nebtu,
Wenut of Upper Egypt.
n Nb.tww
Wnw.t mḥw
For Nebtu,
Wenut of Lower Egypt.
n Nb.tww
smsw.t wr.t
For Nebtu, great eldest one.
n Nb.tww
sẖkr.t nfr.t
For Nebtu,
the beautiful adorned one.
n Nb.tww
wȝḏ ḫỉ
r nṯr.w nṯry.t
For Nebtu,
whose child flourishes the most
of gods and goddesses.
n Nb.tww
N.t nb(.t) tȝsn.t
For Nebtu,
Neith, Lady of Esna.
^{14}n Nb.tww
wsr.t r nṯr.w
^{14} For Nebtu,
mightiest of the gods.
n Nb.tww
m rn(.w)=s nb.w
For Nebtu,
in all her names.
n Nb.tww
m ḫprw=s nb.w
For Nebtu,
in all her manifestations.
n Nb.tww
m sštȝ(.w)=s nb.w
For Nebtu,
in all her mysterious forms.
n Nb.tww
m s(.w)t=s nb(.w)
For Nebtu,
in all her thrones.
n Nb.tww
m bw nb mr kȝ(=s) ỉm
dỉ=sn ʿnḫḏdwȝs nb
snb nb
n zȝRʿ
(dryns (ʿnḫ) mỉRʿ ḏ.t)
For Nebtu,
in all places (her) Ka desires to be.
May they give all ʿnḫḏdwȝs,
all health,
to the Son of Re,
(Trajan (living) like Re forever)
Esna 242
 Location: Column 6
 Date: Trajan

Hieroglyphic Text
 Bibliography: Sauneron 1982, pp. 3135; see also Tempeltexte 2.0
^{14}ỉr(.t) p(ȝ) wdn
n Ḥkȝ pȝ ẖrd
m hrw pn mỉ rʿnb
ḏdmdwwdn n Ḥkȝ pȝ ẖrd
^{15}ʿȝ wr
[tpy] n ẖnmw
m rn(.w)=f nb.w
ḥrtp ʿnḫwḏȝsnb
n nsw.tbỉty
(prʿȝ ʿnḫ ḏ.t)^{14} Performing the litany
for Heka the Child
on this day, just like every day.
Words spoken:Litany for Heka the Child,
^{15} the very great,
[firstborn] of Khnum,
in all his names,
on top of the life, prosperity, health
for the King of Upper and Lower Egypt,
(Pharaoh living eternally)n Ḥkȝ pȝ ẖrd
ʿȝ wr
tpy n ẖnmwFor Heka the Child,
the very great,
firstborn of Khnum.n Ḥkȝ pȝ ẖrd
ʿȝ wr
tpy n ỈmnFor Heka the Child,
the very great,
firstborn of Amun.n Ḥkȝ pȝ ẖrd
ʿȝ wr
tpy n RʿFor Heka the Child,
the very great,
firstborn of Re.n Ḥkȝ pȝ ẖrd
ʿȝ wr
tpy n PtḥFor Heka the Child,
the very great,
firstborn of Ptah.^{16}n Ḥkȝ
[wr] ḥkȝw
zȝ Sḫm.t
ḥryỉb tȝsn.t^{16} For Heka
great of magic,
son of Sakhmet,
within Esna.n Ḥkȝ
ḥryỉb ỉȝ.tṯȝ.wy
mrỉ mw.t=f
Mnḥy.t nb(.t) ḫnttȝFor Heka,
within Mound of the Chicks,
beloved of his mother,
Menhyt, Lady of Khentta.n Ḥkȝ
zȝ tfn.t ḫnt.t Ỉwny.t
rr.t
ms.tw=f Nb.tww
ḥnw.tFor Heka
son of Tefnut, foremost of Iunyt,
the nurse;
Nebtu bore him,
the Mistress.n Ḥkȝ
nṯr ʿȝ ḥryỉb tȝsn.t
Ḥkȝ ms.n Rnnwt.t
ḥryỉb ^{17}ʿḥFor Heka,
great god within Esna;
Heka, born of Renenutet,
within ^{17} the palace.n Ḥkȝ
šm r sḫ.t
ḫnty PrẖnmwFor Heka,
who goes to the Field,
foremost of PerKhnum.n Ḥkȝ
ḫnd ww
ḥryỉb PrnṯrFor Heka,
who traverses the agricultural area,
within Pernetjer.11
n Ḥkȝ
Šw zȝ Rʿ
nb Ỉwny.tFor Heka,
Shu,^{119} son of Re,
Lord of Iunyt.12
n Ḥkȝ
Gbb ỉtnṯr.wFor Heka,
Geb,^{120} father of the gods.n Ḥkȝ
zȝ Sḫm.t
ỉwʿʿ n PtḥFor Heka,
son of Sakhmet,
heir of Ptah.n Ḥkȝ
snsn ^{18}bȝ ʿnḫ
n ẖnmwFor Heka
who unites ^{18} with the living Ba
of Khnum.n Ḥkȝ
zȝỉ r ỉw(.t)=fFor Heka
one waits for his arrival.n Ḥkȝ
snsn Ḥp ʿnḫFor Heka
who unites with the living Apis.n Ḥkȝ
nb hȝ.w(?)For Heka
Lord of jubilation(?).n Ḥkȝ
nb šm.wFor Heka
Lord of omens.^{121}n Ḥkȝ
nb bỉȝ.y.tFor Heka
Lord of oracles.n Ḥkȝ
sr ḫprFor Heka
who announces what will happen.n Ḥkȝ
wr ^{19}m ỈnbḥḏFor Heka
great ^{19} in Memphis.n Ḥkȝ
m ḥw.tḤkȝFor Heka
in the Temple of Heka.n Ḥkȝ
ḫnty prmḏȝ.tFor Heka
foremost of the House of Papyri.n Ḥkȝ
ḫnty PrʿnḫFor Heka
foremost of the House of Life.n Ḥkȝ
ḫnty PrẖnmwFor Heka
foremost of PerKhnum.n Ḥkȝ
ḫnty ḥw.tỈtmFor Heka
foremost of the Temple of Atum.^{122}n Ḥkȝ
ḥryỉb ʿḥFor Heka
within the palace.n Ḥkȝ
ḥryỉb s.wtRʿFor Heka
within the Thrones (s.wt) of Re.n Ḥkȝ
nb šw.tRʿFor Heka
Lord of the Shade (šw.t) of Re.n Ḥkȝ
wn ʿ.wy
nw s.tʿȝ.tFor Heka
who opens the double doors
of the Great Place.^{123}^{20}n Ḥkȝ
snsn [ms.w] Rʿ^{20} For Heka
who lets breathe [the Children of] Re.^{124}n Ḥkȝ
[…] ỉm=s
ky špsFor Heka
[…] in it,
august ape.n Ḥkȝ
ʿnḫ.tw n mȝȝ=fFor Heka,
one lives from seeing him.n Ḥkȝ
ḥʿʿ.tw n dgȝ=fFor Heka,
one rejoices to behold him.n Ḥkȝ
ṯz n=f ḥȝ.wtFor Heka,
for whom hearts are raised.n Ḥkȝ
wȝḏ nmt.tFor Heka,
green^{125} of steps.n Ḥkȝ
ẖnmwFor Heka,
who unites/endows.n Ḥkȝ
ḥwnw nfr
mry n ỉt=fFor Heka
good youth,
beloved of his father.^{21}n Ḥkȝ
ḥʿʿ[.tw …]=f^{21} For Heka,
one rejoices […] him.n Ḥkȝ
bʿḥ tȝ.wy
m nfrw=fFor Heka
who floods the two lands
with his goodness.n Ḥkȝ
sṯỉ […] pr.tFor Heka
who shoots out […] seed.n Ḥkȝ
wtṯ ỉḫt nb.wFor Heka
who begets all things.n Ḥkȝ
wr ms.wFor Heka
great of children.n Ḥkȝ
ʿȝpḥty
ṯmȝʿ
sḫr ḫfty=fFor Heka
great of strength,
valiant of arm,
who strikes down his enemy.n Ḥkȝ
ỉnỉ mr(w.t)
dr msḏFor Heka
who brings love,
and repels hate.^{22}n Ḥkȝ
nn tkn.tw ḏr.ty=f^{22} For Heka,
one may not approach his hands.n Ḥkȝ
hn.tw n=fFor Heka,
for whom one bows down.n Ḥkȝ
ʿȝ nmt.t
ỉwty ḥm m ȝḫ.w=fFor Heka,
great of stride,
with no deflection of his radiance.n Ḥkȝ
ỉb n Rʿ
ws(ḫ) nmt.t m ȝḫ.tFor Heka,
the heart of Re,
broad of steps in the Akhet.n Ḥkȝ
ḏfḏ n ỉr.t RʿFor Heka
iris of the Eye of Re.n Ḥkȝ
ḥqȝ n Bȝq.tFor Heka
ruler of Baqet (Egypt).n Ḥkȝ
nb tȝ.wyFor Heka
Lord of the Two Lands.n Ḥkȝ
nfr wrFor Heka,
greatly beautiful.n Ḥkȝ
ỉwn wrFor Heka
great pillar (ỉwn) of air.n Ḥkȝ
ỉwn^{23}ḥʿʿFor Heka,
the ^{23} moon (ỉwnḥʿʿ).n Ḥkȝ
štȝ ḫprwFor Heka
remote of manifestation.n Ḥkȝ
wḥm msḫʿ.wFor Heka
who repeats radiant births.n Ḥkȝ
zȝ[tȝ]
[m] ḥw.tnṯrFor Heka,
zȝ[tȝ]serpent
[in] the temple.n Ḥkȝ
rnp rʿnbFor Heka
who rejuvenates every day.n Ḥkȝ p(ȝ) ẖrd
ẖrd.n=f m ẖr(.t)rnp.tFor Heka the child,
he rejuvenated annually.n Ḥkȝ
ḫy nfrFor Heka
beautiful child.n Ḥkȝ
sḏty ỉqrFor Heka
excellent youth.n Ḥkȝ
sḏty sḏty.wFor Heka
youth of youths.n Ḥkȝ
sfy špsFor Heka
august youngster.^{24}n Ḥkȝ
ḥwnw tȝ.wy^{24} For Heka
boy of the two lands.n Ḥkȝ
ḥwnw ḥwnw.wFor Heka
boy of boys.n Ḥkȝ
nfrḥrFor Heka
beautiful of face.n Ḥkȝ
ʿȝ mrw.tFor Heka
great of love.n Ḥkȝ
bnrmrw.tFor Heka
sweet of love.n Ḥkȝ
ỉqr mrw.tFor Heka
excellent of love.n Ḥkȝ
bỉk nṯryFor Heka
divine falcon.n Ḥkȝ
bỉk bỉk.wFor Heka
falcon of falcons.n Ḥkȝ
Ḥr m ȝḫ.tFor Heka
Horus in the Akhet (Harmakhis).n Ḥkȝ
sḏty smsw nṯr.wFor Heka
eldest child of the gods.^{25}n Ḥkȝ
wȝḏ tȝ m pr=f^{25} For Heka
the earth turns green when he comes forth.n Ḥkȝ
nb wʿ
nn mỉt.t=fFor Heka
the sole lord,
without his peer.n Ḥkȝ
nsw.t nsw.wtFor Heka
King of kings.n Ḥkȝ
Ḥr ḥry nṯr.wFor Heka
Horus (Ḥr), chief (ḥry) of the gods.n Ḥkȝ
ḥqȝ sḫm.tyFor Heka (Ḥkȝ)
ruler (ḥqȝ) of the two uraei.n Ḥkȝ
ḥqȝ ʿnḫ.wFor Heka
ruler of the living.n Ḥkȝ
ḥqȝ qnFor Heka
mighty ruler.n Ḥkȝ
ḥqȝ ḥqȝ.wFor Heka
ruler of rulers.n Ḥkȝ
qn nȝ qn.wFor Heka
mightiest of the mighty.n Ḥkȝ
ỉty mnḫFor Heka
beneficent sovereign.n Ḥkȝ
^{26}rnp wrFor Heka
^{26} great rejuvenating one.n Ḥkȝ
mȝȝ ḥn.tyFor Heka
who sees the limits of the future.n Ḥkȝ
sḏty n ỉr.tRʿFor Heka
child of the Eye of Re.n Ḥkȝ
ḏfḏ n wḏȝ.tFor Heka
iris of the wedjateye.n Ḥkȝ
dgȝ ḥḥ.w
m ḥr=f nfrFor Heka
millions can see
by means of his beautiful face.n Ḥkȝ
šfy.t=f dỉ=s m ʿḥFor Heka
whose prestige manifests in the palace.n Ḥkȝ
mḥỉb n nsw.tbỉtyFor Heka
trusted one of the King.n Ḥkȝ
nḏty ʿšȝ
r bỉȝ.t=fFor Heka
who protects numerous ones
from his wondrous manifestation.n Ḥkȝ
nb sȝẖbwFor Heka
Lord of Sakhebu (near Letopolis).^{27}n Ḥkȝ
zȝ Sḫm.t
nb prMȝnw^{27} For Heka
son of Sakhmet,
Lord of PerManu (Western Delta).n Ḥkȝ
zȝ Sḫm.t
tp ỉn.tFor Heka
son of Sakhmet,
presiding over the Valley.n Ḥkȝ
nb ḫȝs.t [ṯmḥw?]For Heka
Lord of the desert of the [Tjemehu?].n Ḥkȝ
smsw n ṯḥn.tFor Heka
eldest of Tjehenet (Libya).n Ḥkȝ
nh ḥm.w=fFor Heka
who protects his servants.n Ḥkȝ
ʿšȝ ỉḫtFor Heka
plentiful of offerings.n Ḥkȝ
nb kȝwFor Heka
Lord of food.n Ḥkȝ
nb ḥtp.w
pr mȝwFor Heka
Lord of offerings,
which come forth entirely.n Ḥkȝ
ʿḥʿḥms ^{28}r ḫȝ.w=fFor Heka
who dines ^{28} at his offerings.n Ḥkȝ
ỉr ẖr.t
n r’ nb wnmFor Heka
who makes sustenance
for every mouth that eats.n Ḥkȝ
ỉwr m sfFor Heka
who was conceived yesterday.n Ḥkȝ
ms m pȝ hrwFor Heka
who was born today.n Ḥkȝ
rw ʿȝ štȝ
ḫnty MȝnwFor Heka
great, mysterious lion,
foremost of Manu.n Ḥkȝ
ms m wḥmFor Heka
who was born again.n Ḥkȝ
kȝ wr n RʿFor Heka
great Ka of Re.n Ḥkȝ
prʿmȝȝ mḫt=f
(r) p(ȝ) wḫȝ n ỉmntyFor Heka
forthcoming of arm.(After this, look
to the column to the west).NB: This hymns continues in Esna 323.
Esna 243
 Location: Column 6
 Date: Trajan

Hieroglyphic Text
 Bibliography: See Tempeltexte 2.0
Formula
^{1}mn n=k sḫ.t ḥtp.t(w)
pr.t n=k
sḫ.t ḏsr.t(w)
ȝw^{2}ỉb=k m sḫ.t wȝḏ.t
ḥrr.w n dwȝ
zbty.w ^{3}m wšr
ỉry rȝw
r sṯḥn ḥr=k
m tr wp tȝš
^{1} Receive the fruitful field,
may you have seeds;
the sacred field,
may you be ^{2} happy in the green field:
the flowers of the morning,
blossoms ^{3} in the evening,
likewise in their entirety,
to make your face shine
at the time of dividing boundaries.
The King
^{4}nsw.tbỉty
nb tȝ.wy
(ȝwtwkrdwr kysrs)
^{5}zȝ Rʿ
nb ḫʿ.w
(dryns ntyḫwỉ)
^{6}ỉb qn
wȝḏ šȝ.w
^{7}ỉʿb ḥtp.w
n nb sḫ.t
^{8}[nṯr] nfr
snn n Ḥʿpỉ
ḥrysrḫ n Ỉrỉtȝ
nb ḥtp.w
srwḏ ȝḫȝḫ.w
[…].tw m šny.wtȝ=s
ḥnk sšn.w ỉs.w=s
sṯỉ šȝ.w
mzỉ.w
n nbw ḥr ḏʿ.wt=f
ṯḥn ḥr n […]
[…]
([dryn]s ntyḫwỉ)
^{4} The King of Upper and Lower Egypt,
Lord of the Two Lands,
(Autokrator Caesar)
^{5} Son of Re,
Lord of Appearances,
(Trajan Augustus)
^{6} Mighty gardener,
who makes vineyards green,
^{7} who gathers offerings
for the Lord of the Field (Khnum).
^{8} The good [god],
replica of Hapi,
upon the serekh of Irita,
lord of plant offerings,
who makes foliage grow,
[…] with its plants,
who offers lotuses and its reeds,
the fragrance of the vineyards,
and bouquets
of gold in its ore,^{126}
making the face of […] shine
[…]
([Trajan] Augustus)
KhnumRe Lord of Esna
^{9}ḏdmdw n ẖnmwRʿ nb tȝsn.t
nsw.t nṯr.w
nṯr ʿȝ
ḫnty ḥw.tỉt(?)
Kmȝ.t=f
^{10}qdỉ qdỉ.w
tȝṯnn
wtṯ nṯr.w
nb (tȝ)sn.t
^{11}ḫntỉ prʿnḫ
kȝ.tw 7 ẖnm.w
m rn=f
Ptḥ m ỉrw=f
nb nḥp
m ^{12}sšm=f
nb sḫ.t
m ḫrpw=f mȝʿ
^{13}dỉ=ỉ n=k ww
m šnw n ỉtn
ḥsp(.t) ȝḫȝḫ(.w) m wȝḏwȝḏ
^{9} Words spoken by KhnumRe Lord of Esna,^{127}
King of the Gods,
Great god,
foremost of Temple of the Father(?),^{128}
Kematef:
^{10} Builder of builders,
Tatenen:
who begat the gods;
Lord of Iunyt(?),^{129}
^{11} foremost of Perankh,
he is called the Seven Khnums
by name;
Ptah in his visible form;
Lord of the Potter’s wheel
in ^{12} his sacred image;
Lord of the field
in his true manifestation.
I give you the agricultural domain
as the circuit of the sundisk,
and gardens radiant with verdure.
Esna 244
 Location: Column 6
 Date: Trajan

Hieroglyphic Text
 Bibliography: See Tempeltexte 2.0
The King
^{2}nsw.tbỉty
nb tȝ.wy
(ȝwtwkrdwr kysrs)
^{3}zȝ Rʿ
nb ḫʿ.w
(dryns ntyḫwỉ)
^{4}nsw.t n nbw
[…]
^{5}nṯr nfr
snw n sbȝnnỉw.t
ỉwnḥʿʿ n tȝ.wy sṯỉ
wdpw nn wš=f
ḥr ḏs[r?….]
[…]
tfn nṯry
šw m snb
ỉr ḫʿỉ(?)
m nb(.t) wpy
mzỉ tḫ
n ʿšȝ(?) ḥb.w
nb ḥʿʿ
(dr[yn]s ntyḫwỉ)
^{2} The King of Upper and Lower Egypt,
Lord of the Two Lands,
(Autokrator Caesar)
^{3} Son of Re,
Lord of Appearances,
(Trajan Augustus)
^{4} King of the Golden one
[…]
^{5} The good god,
second of the Star of the City,^{130}
moon of the Asiatic lands,
butler, who never fails,
while conse[crating?…]
[…]
joyful of heart,
free from illness.
He who makes processions
for the Lady of wpyfestival,
who offers inebriation
for the One numerous of festivals:
Lord of jubilation,
(Tra[jan] Augustus)
Heka
^{8}ḏdmdw n Ḥkȝ pȝ ẖrd
ʿȝ wr tpy n ẖnmw
kȝ n Rʿ
wḥm.n=f [ms.w]
[ỉrypȝ.t] ^{9}nṯr.w
ỉty wr
nsw.t n Bȝq.t
bỉty
ḥqȝ n šnw n [ỉtn]
^{8} Words spoken by Heka the Child,
the very great, firstborn of Khnum,
Ka of Re
when he repeated [births],
[nobleman] ^{9} of the gods,^{132}
great sovereign,
nsw.tKing of Egypt,
bỉtyking,
ruler of the circuit of the [sundisk].
Esna 245
 Location: Column 6
 Date: Probably Trajan

Hieroglyphic Text
 Bibliography: See Tempeltexte 2.0
^{A}nṯr nfr
nb sḫ.t wȝḏ.t
ḥqȝ ḥn.t
ỉty ʿȝ [ḫnt] rȝ[ḥȝ.wt]
nsw.t nsty.w
bỉty wȝḏ.w
nb nfr n ỉz.ty
nb wȝḏwr
nṯr m n[…]
^{A} The good god,
Lord of the Green Field,^{133}
Ruler of the Lake,
great sovereign [within] the [river] mouths.
nswKing of the nstyplants,^{134}
bỉtyKing of the papyrus plants,
good Lord of the two lands.
Lord of the Great Green
god in […]
^{B}nṯr nfr
sḫ.t wr.t mr.t ẖnmw
nb(.t) ḫnttȝ
ḥnw.t Prnṯr
nb(.t) swnw
ḥnw.t ḥḤm
ḥqȝ(.t) ḥw.tỉḥw
ỉr.tw n=s dsds
m […]
^{B} The good god,
the Great Field, beloved of Khnum,
Lady of Khentta,
Mistress of Pernetjer.
Lady of Pelusium,^{135}
Mistress of Ḥȝm,
Ruler of ḥw.tỉḥw,
for whom Bahariya was made
as […]
Esna 246
 Location: Column 6
 Date: Trajan

Hieroglyphic Text
 Bibliography: None
Minor inscriptions. Cartouche of Trajan, name of Heka.