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Obelisk of Hatshepsut at Karnak

North Face

Horus, powerful of Ka, two ladies flourishing in years, Horus of Gold, Divine appearance, King of the upper and lower Egypt, lady of two lands, maat-ka-ra. Her father Amon hath stablished her great name Maat-ka-ra on the holy Ashet tree. The records of her are for hundreds of thousands of years, being united to life, stability and power. Son of Ra imn-hmnt, beloved of Amon-Ra, the King of the gods constructing this beautiful monument of arenaceous. She celebrate for him the first time of the celebration of Sed Festival, to she is given the life eternally.

East Face

Horus, powerful of Ka, King of the upper and lower Egypt Maat-ka-ra loved of Amon-Ra their Majesty made the name of her father to be established in this monument places ahead to praise to the King of the upper and lower Egypt, Lord of the two lands Akheperkara (Tutmosis I) by the Majesty of this God. According to that she set up two great obelisk for his Majesty in the first times. This was said by the lords of the Gods by your father King of the upper and lower Egypt Akheperkara (Tutmosis I) giving you order to setting up obelisks. Your Majesty will multiply monuments causing who lives eternally.

West Face

Horus, powerful of Ka, two ladies flourishing in years, Horus of Gold, Divine appearance, King of the upper and lower Egypt, lady of two lands maat-ka-ra. She made monuments for her father Amon Lord of the thrones of two lands. She erected for him two great obeliscos in the noble door of Amon with great dignity worked with much fine gold illuminating the two lands like the sun. Never was the like made since the primitive times of the Earth. It was done for the son of Ra Imn-hmntw (hatshepsut) to that is given the life like Ra eternally

South Face

Horus, powerful of Ka, King of the upper and lower Egypt Maat-ka-ra image shining of Amon. She made appear as king of the upper Egypt on the throne of Horus within the sacred place of the sanctuary, the nursling of the Great Company of hte Gods to be lady of the circuit of the solar disc. Whom they have joined to life, power, and joy before the lives to the son of Ra Imn-hmnt (Hatshepsut). Loved of Amon-Ra, King of Gods, to whom is given the life like Ra eternally.

 

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