Transliteration and translation of the text on the walls of
Theban Tomb #96

Jenny Carrington

EAST WALL

Right of doorway:
prt m tA Going forth in the land
r mAA itn in order to see the sun-disk
m Xrt-hrw nt ra nb in the course of every day
HAty-a n niwt rsy Mayor of the Southern City
sn-nfr mAa-xrw Sennefer, true of voice.
snt=f mr=f n st-ib=f (and) his companion, his beloved of his affection,
Smayt nt imn the Singer of Amun,
mryt mAat-xrw Meryt, true of voice.
Sm Hr tA Walking on the earth
m Xrt-hrw in the daytime
in HAty-a sn-nfr mAa-xrw by the Mayor Sennefer, true of voice
nbt pr (and) the Lady of the House,
Sma(y)t n imn Singer of Amun,
mr(y)t mAat-xrw Meryt, true of voice.
Htp di nsw An offering which the king gives
wsir Hq Dt Osiris, Ruler of Eternity,
di=f prt-xrw that he may give invocation offerings of
t Hnqt kAw Apdw bread, beer, oxen and fowl,
xt nbt nfrt wabt every thing good and pure,
prrt nbt Hr wDHw=f all which goes forth upon his altar
m Xrt-hrw nt ra nb in the course of every day,
n kA n HAty-a n niwt rsy for the Ka of the Mayor of the Southern City,
sn-nfr mAa-xrw Sennefer, true of voice,
snt=f mr=f (and) his companion, his beloved,
Sma(y)t n imn Singer of Amon,
mryt mAat-xrw Meryt, true of voice.
Above doorway:
inpw imy-wt Anubis, who is in the Place of Embalming,
nb tA Xr-nTr Lord of the Necropolis.
Doorway, horizontal inscriptions:
Htp di nsw imn ra nsw nTr An offering which the king gives Amon-Ra, King of the Gods,
di=f iw xtxt m Hwt-nTr=f that he may give coming and going from his temple
n kA n HAty-a m niwt rsy to the Ka of the Mayor of the Southern City,
sn-nfr mAa-xrw Sennefer, true of voice.
Htp di nsw mut nbt iSrw An offering which the king gives Mut, the Lady of Isheru,
di=s anx wDA snb spd-Hr Hswt mrwt that she may give life, prosperity, health, alertness, favour and love
n kA n HAty-a m niwt rsy to the Ka of the Mayor of the Southern City,
sn-nfr mAa-xrw Sennefer, true of voice.
Doorway, vertical inscriptions:
Htp di nsw wsir Hq Dt nTr aA An offering which the king gives Osiris, Ruler of Eternity, the Great God,
di=f [ ] that he may give [ ]
n kA n imy-r idr n imn sn-nfr mAa xrw to the Ka of the Overseer of the Herds of Amun, Sennefer, true of voice.
Htp di nsw Ht-Hrw nbt iwnt An offering which the king gives Hathor, the Lady of Dendera,
di=s anx nfr that she may give a good life
n kA n HAty-a m niwt rsy sn-nfr to the Ka of the Mayor of the Southern City, Sennefer.
Htp di nsw wn-nfr aA m abdw An offering which the king gives Wennefer, the Great One in Abydos.
di=f sDr [ ] n HAty-a sn-nfr that he may give rest to Mayor Sennefer.
Htp di nsw inpw sxm nTrw xnt sH-nTr An offering which the king gives Anubis, Powerful of the Gods, Foremost of the Divine Booth,
di=f prt-xrw t Hnqt kAw apdw that he may give invocation offerings of bread, beer, oxen and fowl
n HAty-a sn-nfr to Mayor Sennefer.
Left of doorway:
irt qbH snTr Making libation and censing.
qbHw=k ipn wsir HAty-a n niwt rsy This is your purification, Osiris Mayor of the Southern City,
sn-nfr mAa xrw Sennefer, true of voice.
qbHw=k ipn This is your purification,
pri=k xr Hrw so that you may go forth with Horus,
pri=k xr sA=k you may go forth with your son.
ii.n=i inn irt Hrw I have come bringing the Eye of Horus
HbHy ib=k Xr=s so your heart may be purified with it.
inn=k st Xr rdwy=k Tbwt=k You have brought it under your two feet, your two sandals.
m n=k rDw pri im=k Take to yourself the efflux, which goes forth from you
wrd ib=k your heart is weary.
mk iy pri.tw n=k Xry Come, what is below is gone forth for you,
pri.tw n(=k) Hry sp 4 what is above is gone forth for you. [Four times].
wab sp 2 n wsir HAty-a n niwt rsy Purification, two times, for Osiris Mayor of the Southern City,
sn-nfr mAa xrw Sennefer, true of voice.
HAty-a n niwt rsy Mayor of the Southern City
Hsy n nTr nfr favourite of the good god,
sn-nfr mAa xrw Sennefer, true of voice,
snt=f mr=f n st-ib=f and his companion, his beloved of his affection,
Smayt nt imn Singer of Amun,
mryt mAat xrw m Xr-nTr Meryt, true of voice in the necropolis.
Offerings:
xA t xA Hnqt 1000 of bread, 1000 of beer,
xA kAw xA apdw 1000 of oxen, 1000 of fowl,
xA xt nbt nfrt wabt n kA=k 1000 of everything good and pure for your Ka.


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